M&A

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Fast facts:

  • Cross-Border M&A activity totals $913.5 billion, up 23% compared to YTD 2014 levels
  • United States ECM activity totals $169.0 billion, a 7% increase compared to a year ago
  • European DCM hits $1.2 trillion so far in 2015, down 24% compared to last year
  • Pharma M&A hits $187.0 billion this year, up 78% compared to year-ago levels
  • Global ECM Follow-On Offerings total $409.4 billion for YTD 2015, up 20% from 2014
  • Bank DCM down 12% compared to 2014 with $525.2 billion raised this year

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China’s outbound M&A in the U.S. – Graphic of the day

China’s state-backed Tsinghua is preparing a $23 billion bid for U.S. memory chip maker Micron Technology, in what would be the largest Chinese takeover of a U.S. company. Chinese companies have spent close to $50 billion on U.S. acquisitions over the last few decades. Today’s graphic documents the increase in those types of deals.

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M&A is back, but the landscape is changing

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While talk about an M&A boom has been ongoing for the past couple of years, 2015 saw a significant uptake in M&A activity. Structural reform, regulation, governance and economic growth are all likely culprits. 

In our new whitepaperLeon Saunders Calvert, Global Head of Capital Markets & Advisory, Thomson Reuters and Keith Mullin, Editor at Large, IFR explore this changing landscape looking at closely at: (more…)

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Fast facts:

  • WW M&A activity totals $1.7 trillion, up 35% compared to YTD 2014 levels
  • European Follow-On activity totals $76.5 billion, a 3% decline compared to a year ago
  • France DCM hits $107.8 billion so far in 2015, down 41% compared to last year
  • Cable M&A hits $97.2 billion this year, up 42% compared to 2014 levels
  • Technology ECM totals $31.4 billion for YTD 2015, down 24% from 2014
  • Financials DCM falls 10% compared to 2014 with $1.2 trillion raised this year

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Top worldwide cable deals – Graphic of the day

Charter Communications has offered to buy Time Warner Cable, seeking to combine the number three and number two cable operators to compete against market leader Comcast. Today’s graphic show the top 10 worldwide cable deals.

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Top 20 tech/media/telecom deals – Graphic of the day

Verizon plans to buy AOL for $4.4 billion in an effort to find new growth avenues like mobile video and targeted advertising. Today’s graphic lists the top 20 worldwide technology/media/telecom deals, YTD.

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Weekly Investment Banking Scorecard

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Fast facts:

  • UK M&A activity totals $165.8 billion, more than triple YTD 2014 levels
  • Europe ECM activity totals $99.4 billion, a 6% decrease compared to year ago levels
  • Asia DCM hits $233.6 billion so far in 2015, down 22% compared to last year
  • Energy & Power M&A hits $200.5 billion this year, up 56% compared to 2014 levels
  • Technology DCM underwriting totals $61.5 billion for YTD 2015, up 41% from 2014
  • Telecom ECM doubles compared to 2014 with $26.0 billion raised

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China’s tech M&A deals – Graphic of the day

Boutique Chinese financial advisors are stealing a march on global investment banks as deals pick up speed in the country’s red-hot Internet industry. Today’s graphic looks at the landscape of tech M&A in China so far this year.

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Generic drugmaker Teva makes $40 billion bid for Mylan – Graphic of the day

Yesterday, Teva made an unsolicited $40 billion offer for smaller rival Mylan. Today’s graphic shows the top 10 pharmaceutical deals over the last year.

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Weekly Investment Banking Scorecard

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Fast facts:

  • France M&A activity totals $37.7 billion, down 55% compared to YTD 2014
  • US DCM activity totals $642.6 billion, a 7% increase compared to year ago levels
  • Europe ECM hits $79.2 billion so far in 2015, down 2% compared to last year
  • Financials M&A hits $99.0 billion this year, down 20% from 2014 levels
  • Consumer Products DCM underwriting totals $22.4 billion for YTD 2015, down 17%
  • Technology ECM decreases 42% over 2014 with $19.4 billion raised

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