M&A

Comcast’s optimism

Richard Beales talks to Jeffrey Goldfarb about the odds investors are attaching to the ultimate success of Comcast’s $45 bln-plus deal to buy Time Warner Cable. (more…)

Global Debt Capital Markets Review

Global Debt Capital Markets Review

As the year has come to an end we are reviewing deal making, with insight into what has made 2014 a successful year for global M&A and Capital Markets activity. Many areas in deal making have seen the strongest annual results for a number of years, including record results for high grade corporate debt offerings and Asia Pacific M&A. To find out more about why 2014 was such a successful year and understand the trends that will impact 2015, join our webcast on January 14th, 2015.

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Global Equity Capital Markets Review

Global Equity Capital Markets Review

As the year has come to an end we are reviewing deal making, with insight into what has made 2014 a successful year for global M&A and Capital Markets activity. Many areas in deal making have seen the strongest annual results for a number of years, including record results for high grade corporate debt offerings and Asia Pacific M&A. To find out more about why 2014 was such a successful year and understand the trends that will impact 2015, join our webcast on January 14th, 2015.

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Mergers & Acquisition Review – Full year

Mergers & Acquisition Review

As the year has come to an end we are reviewing deal making, with insight into what has made 2014 a successful year for global M&A and Capital Markets activity. Many areas in deal making have seen the strongest annual results for a number of years, including record results for high grade corporate debt offerings and Asia Pacific M&A. To find out more about why 2014 was such a successful year and understand the trends that will impact 2015, join our webcast on January 14th, 2015.

Here are the highlights from our Mergers & Acquisition Review: (more…)

Global Investment Banking Review – Full year

Global Investment Banking Review

As the year has come to an end we are reviewing deal making, with insight into what has made 2014 a successful year for global M&A and Capital Markets activity. Many areas in deal making have seen the strongest annual results for a number of years, including record results for high grade corporate debt offerings and Asia Pacific M&A. To find out more about why 2014 was such a successful year and understand the trends that will impact 2015, join our webcast on January 14th, 2015.

Here are the highlights from our Global Investment Banking Review: (more…)

Australian IPOs – Graphic of the day

Australia is set for a slowdown in initial public offerings in 2015 after a record activity this year, as a slump in commodities prices cool investor enthusiasm. Today’s graphic tracks IPO proceeds and number of issues since 2000, as well as the 2014 IPO market share breakdown.

Australia IPOs

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Weekly Investment Banking Scorecard

deals intelligence

This week’s $17 billion US-dollar denominated investment grade corporate debt offering from Medtronic ranked as the largest US-dollar offering this year and pushed volume to a record $1.11 trillion for year-to-date 2014, a 7% increase compared to year-to-date 2013. For the first time since records began in 1980, the average deal size for US-dollar investment grade offerings has surpassed $1.0 billion for year-to-date 2014. Healthcare corporate bond offerings in the United States total $82.9 billion so far this year, a 66% increase compared to a year ago

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Weekly Investment Banking Scorecard

deals intelligence

This week’s $17 billion US-dollar denominated investment grade corporate debt offering from Medtronic ranked as the largest US-dollar offering this year and pushed volume to a record $1.11 trillion for year-to-date 2014, a 7% increase compared to year-to-date 2013. For first time since records began in 1980, the average deal size for US-dollar investment grade offerings has surpassed $1.0 billion for year-to-date 2014. Healthcare corporate bond offerings in the United States total $82.9 billion so far this year, a 66% increase compared to a year ago.

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Weekly Investment Banking Scorecard

deals intelligence

US-dollar denominated investment grade corporate debt issuance reached $1.05 trillion this week, a 7% increase compared to year-to-date 2014 and surpassing all full-year records for US-marketed high grade offerings. Alibaba Group’s inaugural $8 billion multi-part offering capped off a week which saw new issues from Johnson & Johnson, Citigroup and Dominion Resources. JP Morgan, which led the Alibaba offering along with five other bookrunners, leads the year-to-date ranking of US investment grade underwriters with 13.5% market share, an increase of 0.3 market share points compared to a year ago.

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Top 20 world oil and gas deals – Graphic of the day

Oilfield services provider Baker Hughes is in preliminary merger talks with its larger rival, Halliburton. Today’s graphic shows the top 20 oil and gas deals over the last 20 years.

oil deals

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