LSE – DB merger: a crucial step towards Capital Markets Union

London Stock Exchange Group (LSE:LSE) and Deutsche Börse (DB1X.N:GER) have agreed to merge and give birth to the largest European stock exchange group with a combined market capitalization of over $6tn. Industry Overview Not only have the financial markets been exceptionally turbulent since the last quarter of 2015 but also the exchange operators that are … Continue reading LSE – DB merger: a crucial step towards Capital Markets Union

NOKIA – ALCATEL LUCENT: CONNECTING PEOPLE, MERGING BUSINESSES [CHAPTER 1]

CHAPTER 1   On April 15, 2015 Nokia announced a €15.6bn offer for Alcatel-Lucent that will create a huge Finnish-French rival to Ericsson and Huawei in the telecoms equipment industry, with a market capitalization of about €40bn and sales of about €27bn, matching those of Ericsson. Industry Overview Nokia, the world’s dominant maker of handsets in the … Continue reading NOKIA – ALCATEL LUCENT: CONNECTING PEOPLE, MERGING BUSINESSES [CHAPTER 1]