June 2016 Analysis

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Thy Sky Is The Limit For Tech M&A - 27 JUNE 2016

Computer giant Microsoft's USD28.1bn (equity value) all-cash bid for business-focused social network LinkedIn, announced on June 13, is proof that the technology sector is never out of the spotlight too long in the world of corporate finance. After two consecutive years of y-t-d growth following a trough in 2013, this year's market for tech takeovers had a lot to live up to - especially after...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Renewables To Spur Energy Sector M&A Uptick In Long Term - 20 JUNE 2016

With interest in renewables taking off in both the private and public sectors, and with firms operating in the energy space eager to get the jump on their rivals in the emerging green market, BMI believes that the energy and power sector will become an increasing focus of dealmaking in the broader M&A arena over the medium-to-long term.

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Pharma To Continue As A DCM Investor Favourite In H216 - 13 JUNE 2016

With M&A very much on the agenda in the pharmaceuticals industry owing to a scarcity of eligible targets and policy changes, we expect the sector to be a leading contributor of bond activity during the second half of the year. BMI highlights that May in particular was a good indicator of the eagerness of pharma industry boardrooms to sell debt to support growth deals and the appetite...

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