Corporate Financing week

Weekly coverage of global M&A activity, IPOs, privatisations, equity, debt financing and financing trends

Latest Corporate Financing week Analysis

Corporate Financing Analysis - SWFs Real Estate Of Mind In 2016 - 16 MAY 2016

With their riskier investments failing to deliver the returns they hoped they might, the world's sovereign wealth funds (SWFs) are moving their money into something altogether more stable: bricks and mortar. The real estate sector is proving to be a popular strategy focus for SWFs in 2016 at a time when equity capital markets remain predictably unpredictable. Real estate offers what SWFs are...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Healthcare Sector 'Urge To Merge' Driven By Scale-Ups - 09 MAY 2016

Dealmaking activity has been rife in the healthcare sector so far in 2016, and BMI is predicting the M&A charge to continue in the US throughout the remainder of the year as operations-oriented and value-based transactions become increasingly popular among boardrooms. At the centre of this charge are the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors. Driven by drug pricing issues and...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - IG Support, HY Struggles In European Bond Markets - 04 APR 2016

We are seeing 'a tale of two bond markets' in Europe this year, with activity in the investment grade (IG) arena in positive territory and building further momentum, while the high-yield (HY) market is enduring its worst run since the immediate aftermath of the global financial crisis. Going forward, we expect the gulf in fortunes between the two markets to widen further still, thanks to an...

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