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Global fintech market sees quiet Q1 as M&A slows and VC funding holds steady

Fri, 28/04/2017 - 09:04

Global fintech investment got off to a soft start in Q1 2017, with the total invested globally at USD3.2 billion, down from USD4.15 billion in Q4 2016, according to the Q1 2017 edition of The Pulse of Fintech – KPMG International's quarterly report on fintech investment. »

KL Outdoor and GSC/Future Beach to merge

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 09:18

KL Outdoor, maker of Sun Dolphin kayaks, and GSC Technologies, maker of Future Beach kayaks, are to combine to form a single company. »

BIP Capital and Accelerant Venture Capital merge

Thu, 13/04/2017 - 08:31

BIP Capital has merged with Accelerant Venture Capital. »

Project Blue most popular M&A project name of 2016, says Intralinks

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 09:07

The most popular M&A deal project name in 2016 was Project Blue, according to Intralinks, a provider of virtual data rooms for M&A transactions. »

M&A insurance growth unaffected by Brexit uncertainty

Fri, 07/04/2017 - 08:36

JLT Specialty, the insurance broker and risk consultant, saw a 60 per cent increase in the number of insured deals during 2016 compared to 2015 globally. »

Brand and Safway appoint CEO for combined company

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 13:51

Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services and Safway Group, which agreed to combine on 20 March, have named Safway’s president and chief executive officer Bill Hayes as president and CEO of the combined entity. »

European M&A robust in 2016 and continuing to provide opportunities in 2017, says CMS

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 13:53

The European merger and acquisition (M&A) climate in 2016 was similar in value and volume to 2014, a good year, but not as frothy as 2015, according to the CMS European M&A Study 2017 from law firm CMS. »

UK tech M&A riding high, says Livingstone

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:23

Inbound merger and acquisition (M&A) investment into UK computer software companies has increased by 70 per cent over a two-year period, according to a report launched by Livingstone, an international mid-market M&A and debt advisory firm. »

Monroe Credit Advisors places debt to support LongWater Opportunities’ acquisition

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 10:00

Monroe Credit Advisors (MCA) has placed USD13.25 million in senior credit facilities supporting LongWater Opportunities’ acquisition and subsequent merger of two domestic sock manufacturers, Standard Merchandising Company (SMC) and Fox River Mills (FRM). »

Mourant Ozannes advises on privatisation offer for China Nepstar

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 09:15

Mourant Ozannes has acted as Cayman Islands counsel for the buyer group in connection with the take-private of China Nepstar Chain Drugstore, a Cayman Islands exempted company formerly listed on the New York Stock Exchange. »


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