Category Archive: Industry

Navigating through COVID-19: R&CGs Analysis

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Industry Overview The retail and consumer goods sector covers both manufacturing and distribution as well as providing services to customers. Since it is a broad industry including multiple sub-sectors it is crucial to… Continue reading

The Impact of Covid – 19 on the M&A Industry

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Introduction In line with the rest of the world, Covid-19 brought the M&A industry to a standstill with a tremendous slowdown in dealmaking. After years of historic highs, driven by cheap cash and… Continue reading

Masimo and TNI Medical join forces to fight COVID-19

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Introduction The nature of the Covid-19 pandemic, from a purely medical standpoint, has fueled interest for companies directly related to the process of dealing with the outbreak. A clear example of this the… Continue reading

Thermo Fisher buys Qiagen for $11.5bn in the biggest healthcare deal of the year

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Introduction Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. has agreed to buy QIAGEN N.V. for $11.5 billion in what is to be the largest transaction in the healthcare industry this year. This offer, which was announced… Continue reading

Will the road to 5G be easier with T-Mobile Sprint merger?

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COMPANIES’ OVERVIEW T-Mobile T-Mobile USA Inc., a Delaware corporation, was formed in 1994 under the name VoiceStream Wireless PCS, a subsidiary of Western Wireless Corporation. VoiceStream was spun off from Western Wireless in… Continue reading

Morgan Stanley, the expansion in the trading market: E*TRADE acquisition

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Introduction Wall Street Investment bank Morgan Stanley announced, on Feb 20th2020, the acquisition of E*TRADE for $13 billion – the biggest acquisition of a U.S. bank since the tough financial crisis of 2008.… Continue reading

GOOGLE: A NEW PLAYER IN THE SMARTWATCH MARKET

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Companies’ Overview Google Google is an American technology company founded in 1998 by two PhD students from Stanford University, Larry Page and Sergey Brin. After the launch of its search engine, Google rapidly… Continue reading

PSA and FCA join forces to become the largest automaker in Europe

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On October 31st, French automotive vehicle manufacturer PSA has announced its merger of equals with the Italian-American FCA group in an all-stock transaction. The deal will create world’s 4th largest automotive manufacturer and… Continue reading

The giant goes shopping: Saudi Aramco’s $69.1bn acquisition of SABIC

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COMPANIES OVERVIEW Saudi Aramco Saudi Arabia’s Aramco ranks as a global magnate in the oil industry. In 2018, the energy giant listed as the world’s most profitable company, recording a net income of… Continue reading