Category Archive: Industries

Elliott and Veritas acquire Athenahealth in a $5.7 billion deal

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Companies overview Elliott Management Elliott Management Corporation is an activist hedge fund and manages two multi-strategy investment funds which combined have approximately $35 billion of assets under management. Its flagship fund, Elliott Associates,… Continue reading

New leader in the automotive components supplier industry: when Japan meets Italy

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Companies Overview Fiat Chrysler (FCA) Fiat Chrysler is an Italian-American multinational automobile manufacturer, created after the acquisition of Chrysler by Fiat in 2014. Fiat was founded in Turin in 1899, whereas Chrysler was… Continue reading

Heading towards IPO: Uber and Lyft

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Technology, Media and Telecommunications division presents an article which tries to better understand the two biggest players in the ride-hailing industry, Uber and Lyft, and establish a correct point of view on the… Continue reading

Invesco joins the trillion dollar club

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Companies Overview Invesco Ltd. Invesco Ltd. is an American independent investment management company headquartered in Atlanta, United States, and listed on the NYSE. The firm was originally incorporated under the laws of England… Continue reading

Ferrero is back with a Sweet Acquisition

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On January 16th  2018, Ferrero, announced that it will acquire the confectionery business of Nestle in the US for $2.8 billion. The deal makes Ferrero the third-biggest firm in the confectionery market in… Continue reading

The DWS IPO – Crying for Cryan

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Deutsche Bank or the art of tripping over coffee tables Deutsche Bank AG is a German financial giant, founded in 1870 and headquartered in Frankfurt. It operates with more than 100,000 employees in… Continue reading

CVS Acquires Aetna in the Largest American Healthcare Insurance Deal of All Time

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On December 3rd, 2017 CVS Health Corporation announced its intention to acquire Aetna Inc. in a cash-stock deal for $69 billion, in what will be the largest corporate deal in 2017 so far.… Continue reading

Virtu meets KCG

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Companies overview Virtu Financial Inc (NYSE:VIRT) Virtu Financial Inc is a financial firm whose main businesses are market making and high-frequency trading based in New York. It was born in 2008, when Vincent… Continue reading

Vodafone has an Idea

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Intro / Deal Summary On March 20th, 2017 Idea Cellular and Vodafone India announced their merger, whereby Idea cellular agreed to purchase Vodafone India for USD 12.6 billion. The deal has been the… Continue reading