Tag Archive: JP Morgan

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

Foxes May Lose Their Hair, But Not Their Goals

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On the 15th of December the independent committee of Sky has approved to sell to 21st Century Fox 60.4% of its equity ownership at £10.75 per share. The agreement comes after two rejections… Continue reading

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

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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… Continue reading

Abbott’s acquisition of Alere: reshaping the market for rapid medical tests

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Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) announced on February 1st, 2016 the acquisition of Alere (NYSE:ALR). The deal comes just few days after Abbott reported a drop of 15% in its profits for the final quarter… Continue reading

Financials on the rocks – FIG Market Update

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The year 2015 has been marked by the acceleration of M&A activity in the financial sector, due to several distinct trends. Due to increased regulations, institutions must find new ways to not only… Continue reading

CHEMCHINA AND PIRELLI: WHO WANTS TO BE NEXT?

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China National Chemical Corp, also known as ChemChina, agreed to buy Pirelli (PECI.MI), the world’s fifth-largest tyre maker, in a € 7.1 billion ($7.7 billion) deal. This operation will put the 143-year-old Italian… Continue reading

EI TOWERS BID FOR RAI WAY, THE CONTEXT AND THE POSSIBLE SCENARIOS

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The Deal In September 2014, the Italian Government issued a decree regarding the privatization of the state owned company RAI Way S.p.A. (from now on, RWay). The decree came after the decision to… Continue reading

WHEN A BURGER MEETS A DOUGHNUT. BURGER KING – TIM HORTONS

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Burger King Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: BKW) has announced on August 26, 2014, the acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE: THI) in a merger that will create the world’s third-largest quick service restaurant. The… Continue reading