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UK: Record Money Flows Into EIS and SEIS 0

UK: Record Money Flows Into EIS and SEIS

HMRC have released their latest stats on the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) and the SEIS. Mark Brownridge, Director General of the Enterprise Investment Scheme Association (EISA), commented on the latest fundraising data: “The latest...

Merger Deals Set Monthly Record In US (WSJ) 0

Merger Deals Set Monthly Record In US (WSJ)

The US sets a new monthly record for M&A deals in October, according to the Wall Street Journal. Qualcomm Inc’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors ($39 billion) is just one of the large deals that...

A Simple Email Leak Could Blow Your M&A Deal 0

A Simple Email Leak Could Blow Your M&A Deal

Last month, DCLeaks published a treasure trove of emails from the hacked account of former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Included was information on the various companies SalesForce was considering acquiring. All it takes...

China passes U.S. in outbound M&A 0

China passes U.S. in outbound M&A

China has surpassed the U.S. as the largest source of outbound mergers-and-acquisition activity as a built-up mainland looks for other investment opportunities overseas. According to Dealogic, in the first nine months of the year...

The Funny Game Of Fake M&A 0

The Funny Game Of Fake M&A

  Fake M&A – it takes so many forms! The Chinese forex regulator is cracking down on one type – the pretend overseas M&A deals invented to move assets and capital out of China....

Top 100 Law Firms Worried About M&A Slowdown 0

Top 100 Law Firms Worried About M&A Slowdown

There have been several articles in leading law magazines and journals over the last few days warning about a slowdown in M&A activity impacting on revenues at those law firms which are reliant on...