Corporate Financing week

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Overseas Deal-Making Is Gaining Traction - 25 MAY 2015

Driven by a surge in cross-border deal-making, the global merger and acquisitions (M&A) market is heading for a record year of activity in 2015. We noted back during the first quarter that a growing number of cash-rich firms were looking for acquisition deals in new markets overseas, and recent figures show that this trend is gaining further momentum.

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Corporate Financing Analysis - PE Turning To Real Estate But Shunning Other Industries - 18 MAY 2015

The private equity (PE) asset class is betting big on the future of the real estate market in the US and in other regions around the world. And so are a large number of pension funds, endowments and other big institutional investors, which are digging deep into their pockets to support them. After a billboard quarter for fundraising in Q115, the mountain of dry powder in closed-end real estate...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - QE To Continue Driving 'Reverse Yankee' Deals - 11 MAY 2015

Numerous US companies have been crossing the Atlantic in 2015 to sell debt issued in euros. These so-called 'reverse yankee' deals have been growing in popularity, with firms able to tap into unprecedentedly low interest rates in the eurozone. The region-wide quantitative easing (QE) initiative worth EUR60bn-a-month (USD65bn), which keeps rates at record low levels, is likely to see to it for...

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