Category Archive: Industry

Searching for the Milky Way: Parmalat acquires Kraft-Heinz’s Canadian natural cheese division for $1.62 billion CAD

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The Consumer Retail and Real Estate division presents the following article which aims to better comprehend the recently announced agreement between two prominent players in the food and beverage industry: Kraft-Heinz and Parmalat.… Continue reading

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

Bayer-Monsanto: A Genetically Modified Deal

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On September 14th, 2016, Bayer has reached a deal, currently pending regulatory approval, to acquire Monsanto in an all cash transaction for $128-a-share ($56bn Equity Value, $66bn EV) COMPANY OVERVIEW – BAYER Bayer… Continue reading

Verizon-Yahoo: A Third Force Arises?!

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On July 25th Verizon announced that it would acquire Yahoo’s core business in an all-cash deal, valuing it at around $4.83bn. Companies Overview Verizon Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) is one of the world’s… Continue reading

Enbridge Inc. and Spectra Energy Corp. merge to create a North America gas infrastructure giant

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On September 6, 2016, Enbridge Inc. and Spectra Energy Corp. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Enbridge and Spectra Energy will combine in a stock-for-stock merger transaction, valuing Spectra Energy… Continue reading

Halliburton and Baker Hughes broken marriage

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On May 1, 2016, Halliburton and Baker Hughes, respectively the second and third largest oilfield services firms, have announced the abandonment of their planned $34.6bn merger because of opposition from US and European… Continue reading