Industry Trend Analysis - Core Growth Drivers Deliver Impressive Sales Returns For Bayer - 22 MAY 2017
Corporate Financing week May 2017 / Germany / Industry
Bayer's better-than-expected Q117 financial results bode well for the company's outlook for 2017. Growth was largely driven by consistently strong business developments within the pharmaceuticals...
Corporate Financing Analysis - German M&A Enjoying Surge Of Interest - 27 MAR 2017
Corporate Financing week March 2017 / Germany / Finance
'Animal spirits' are returning among corporate boardrooms with acquisitive growth intentions in Europe, with the M&A market in the Continent's largest economy having recorded a record flow of announced deals during Q117 to-date. According to data from Zephyr, a Bureau van Dijk product, announced inbound dealmaking activity in Germany has tallied USD22,782mn across 529 deals in the...
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Industry Trend Analysis - Acquisition Bids Highlight Strength Of Stada's Business - 13 MAR 2017
Corporate Financing week March 2017 / Germany / Industry
Potential interest in acquiring Stada Arzneimittel has been building for almost a year, and has now come into the open with these three initial bids. Interest from other firms is certainly a possib...
Industry Trend Analysis - Healthineers IPO To Support Continued Growth - 21 NOV 2016
Corporate Financing week November 2016 / Germany / Industry
Siemens has chosen to separate its healthcare business to maximise revenue opportunities for one of its top performing units. The eventual spinoff will enable Siemens Healthineers to operate more...
Industry Trend Analysis - Siemens Undertakes Rapid Diagnostic Expansion - 30 MAY 2016
Corporate Financing week May 2016 / Germany / Industry
Siemens Healthineers is rapidly undertaking a rapid expansion strategy for its molecular diagnostics business. Acquiring a next-generation sequencing developer propels Siemens into a high-growth...
Corporate Financing Analysis - The German IPO Renaissance Faces Headwinds - 12 OCT 2015
Corporate Financing week October 2015 / Germany / Finance
Germany has seen its IPO market strengthen this year against the backdrop of a European IPO arena that has seen its promising position soured by external headwinds in 2015. On the back of improving...
Corporate Financing Analysis - German IPO Arena Takes Centre Stage - 13 OCT 2014
Corporate Financing week October 2014 / Germany / Finance
On October 1 Germany's e-commerce venture capital group Rocket Internet priced its USD1.8bn IPO via bookrunners Berenberg, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, and UBS on...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Telefonica's Bumper Equity-Linked Issue - 29 SEPT 2014
Corporate Financing week September 2014 / Germany / Finance
Spain's Telefonica is continuing with its drive to increase its presence across the full spectrum of media and telecoms services in Europe. The firm now operates across in a range of industry...
Corporate Financing Analysis - A Rush To The IPO Exit For German PE Funds - 16 JUNE 2014
Corporate Financing week June 2014 / Germany / Finance
German private equity IPO exits are taking centre stage in the local equity capital markets (ecm) arena in 2014. With the Eurozone recovery on track and the Dax, the local benchmark equities index...
Corporate Financing Analysis - Opportunities For UPC In O2 Spectrum Divestiture - 14 APR 2014
Corporate Financing week April 2014 / Germany / Finance
Telefónica Deutschland requirement to divest excess spectrum in order to secure regulatory approval for its proposed acquisition of rival E-Plus looks set to play out. Specifically, the...