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Corporate Financing Analysis - Tide Set To Turn Against The SPACs - 26 JUNE 2017

With a post-global-financial-crisis high of funds raised in the y-t-d period, Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) in the US are at present sitting in a favourable position to be striking deals. As we have noted previously and continue to highlight, however, these so-called 'blank check' companies should enjoy their position while it lasts, as the return of stability to the global...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - US IPO Bull Run Warning Shots Fired - 12 JUNE 2017

We have long been predicting that the US IPO bull run (and US equities sentiment more broadly) had been running out of time before the window starts to shut, and in the first week of June the leading indicators are there that sentiment is winding down (see 'US IPOs Continuing To Enjoy The Bounce While It Lasts', May 10). May was certainly a bumper month for US equities issuance, with USD32.9bn...

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Corporate Financing Analysis - Trump A Boon For US Healthcare M&A - 29 MAY 2017

Announced global healthcare M&A dealmaking has made a solid start to 2017, but the most impressive centre for such activity has undoubtedly been the US market where political focus on the issue has not only failed to dent, but has in fact strengthened the projected growth of the industry in what ranks as the world's most potentially lucrative market for healthcare firms. Such forecast...

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