Global M&A market defies gravity in 2021 second half

McKinsey

But what are the odds that M&A remains buoyant in the months ahead? M&A Insights Private Equity Mergers & acquisitions Corporate Finance

The flip side of large M&A deals

McKinsey

Research shows there is a 50-50 chance that companies pursuing large M&A deals will outperform industry peers. M&A Insights Mergers & acquisitions StrategyHere are the four actions executives can take to increase those odds.

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Private Equity Surges in China as Broader M&A Market Stalls

CFO News Room

Private equity accounted for a record share of Chinese mergers and acquisitions in 2021, and the country’s well-funded buyout firms are likely to be busy this year too, as corporate restructurings and multinational disposals generate more targets.

Developing an effective M&A blueprint for insurers

McKinsey

A good place to start is the where, why, and how of an effective M&A blueprint. Insights on Financial Services Insurance Mergers & acquisitionsThe North American insurance industry needs systematic capabilities to support programmatic deal making.

M&A and Asia: Learning from the best

McKinsey

M&A activity is climbing sharply in Asia and worldwide. Asia-Pacific Mergers & acquisitionsHere’s how Asian companies can use the lessons of the world’s most effective acquirers to boost their odds for successful deals.

PodChats for FutureCFO: The CFO’s role in M&A and other initiatives

Future CFO

In countries like Japan, China and Australia, there are significant opportunities for growth and acquisition, so there may be a lesser focus on cross-border deals,” he posited. Leadership and Roles Mergers and Acquisitions EY M&A mergers and acquisitions Podchats for FutureCFO

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Business Services Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Business Services acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitionsThe report below gives a good overview of the Fall 2021 M&A activity in the Business Services Industry Sector.

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Industrials Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Industrials acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitionsThe report below gives a good overview of the Fall 2021 M&A activity in the Industrials Industry Sector.

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Energy Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Energy acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitionsThe report below gives a good overview of the Fall 2021 M&A activity in the Energy Industry Sector.

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Metal Fabrication Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Metal Fabrication acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitionsThe report below gives a good overview of the Fall 2021 M&A activity in the Metal Fabrication Industry Sector.

Head Of Facebook M&A Defends Instagram Acquisition

PYMNTS

Amin Zoufonoun, who heads up Facebook’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A), defended the company’s Instagram purchase in a Facebook post amid investigations by lawmakers and regulators, CNBC reported on Thursday (Nov. Zoufonoun, a former Google executive, was a guiding force in Facebook’s $1 billion Instagram acquisition in 2012. Partnerships / Acquisitions Antitrust Competition Facebook Instagram investigation M&A mergers and acquisitions News Social Media What's Hot

How to Build a Champion M&A Team for Your Growth Company

CFO Alliance

Business Growth Finance For Financial Leaders For M&A Leader Mergers & AcquisitionsThe post How to Build a Champion M&A Team for Your Growth Company appeared first on CFO Alliance.

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Best practices in orchestrating M&A in times of crisis

Future CFO

Staff communication and managing pre-acquisition the rumours are more challenging when the people cannot come to the office to work and need to work from home.

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

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Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Technology, Media and Telecom Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

The sector experienced increased investments driven by initial public offerings of special-purpose acquisition companies, and venture capital funding during the initial period of 2021. The report below gives a good overview of the Fall 2021 M&A activity in the Technology Industry Sector.

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Aerospace, Defense and Government Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Aviation/Aerospace acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitions

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Engineering and Construction Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Engineering/Construction acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates Engineering and Construction merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitions

Asia Pacific M&A remains robust in 2022

Future CFO

Business Insights Mergers and Acquisitions Asia Pacific EY M&AAsia Pacific M&A activity remains robust in 2022 despite major geopolitical and financial headwinds, said EY recently when releasing results of an analysis.

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Semiconductors & Advanced Materials Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Technology/Media acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitions

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Food and Beverage Industry Sector

Corporate Finance Associates

Food/Beverage acquistitions Corporate Finance Associates merger-and-acquisition mergers mergers and acquisitions mergers-acquisitionsThe report below gives a good overview of the Fall 2021 M&A activity in the Food and Beverage Industry Sector.

Optimism in M&A sustainable despite persistent headwinds

Future CFO

Business Insights Mergers and Acquisitions AON Asia Pacific M&AThe optimism in M&A might be sustainable though activity level would not be the same as that in 2021, said AON recently when releasing a study by the firm and Mergermarket.

2021 M&A report: Mastering the art of breaking up | The M&A market responds to COVID-19

Future CFO

Business Insights Mergers and Acquisitions Resources Videos/TutorialsDuring the launch of BCG's recent Global M&A Report, Dr. Jens Kengelbach shed light on how the M&A market responds to COVID-19 generally. The post 2021 M&A report: Mastering the art of breaking up | The M&A market responds to COVID-19 appeared first on FutureCFO.

M&A success factors dealmaking execs must know

Future CFO

ESG needs to be more than a check-list item during the M&A process, and it can take multiple forms in deals: acquisitions can be “ESG-motivated” and hinge upon an ESG thesis, or they can be ESG-conscious, pursued for other reasons but with eyes open about the ESG considerations at play.

House GOP Letter Decries M&A Moratorium

PYMNTS

Six Republican lawmakers have opposed a Democratic Party initiative in Congress to ban mergers and acquisitions (M&A) between large companies during the pandemic, according to Reuters. Delrahim, speaking with CNBC , said the idea of a moratorium on mergers was “misguided.”.

Why The Pandemic Is A ‘Black Swan’ That Will Spur Payments M&A

PYMNTS

The mergers and acquisitions, the deal-making, the funding and IPOs among payments players may be just getting started. Western Union has been public about its desire for acquisitions. Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have been all the rage, too.

M&A deal value: 2022 could be the second-strongest year

Future CFO

Business Insights Mergers and Acquisitions Bain & Company M&AWhen it comes to strategic M&A deal value, 2022 could be on track to reach US$4.7 trillion by year-end despite a cooling pace of dealmaking in the first half of the year, said Bain & Company recently.

How Can Carbon Accounting Impact the Value of M&A Deals?

Bramasol

This update provides a focused look on how Carbon Accounting and overall Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices can significantly impact companies on both sides of Merger and Acquisition (M&A) deals.

PwC: M&A deal momentum is set to continue in 2022

Future CFO

Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) will continue to play a significant role in 2022 after a resurgence of SPAC IPOs in late 2021 added to the capital available for M&A. Portfolio reviews are driving divestiture and acquisition activity across industries.

Activist Investor Starboard Mulls ACI As Potential M&A Prey

PYMNTS

The valuations paid for recent acquisitions exceeds the multiple that ACI is currently trading at,” he said. Partnerships / Acquisitions ACI Worldwide acquisitions mergers News Starboard Value What's HotActivist investor Starboard Value already has 10.5

The Success of Your M&A Deal Hinges on How You Announce It

CFO News Room

and does your presentation convincingly like post-merger integration plans to the economics of the transaction? Together, the deals constitute more than $5 trillion of equity value with over $1 trillion of acquisition premiums. Does your presentation convincingly like post-merger integration plans to the economics of the transaction? Acquisitions typically involve the payment of a significant premium to the shareholders of the selling company.

FTC, Lawmakers Turn Sour On M&A; Could Innovation Suffer?

PYMNTS

If allowed to proceed, the acquisition would deprive American merchants and consumers of this innovative alternative to Visa and increase entry barriers for future innovators.”. And in a nod to attempts on a grand scale to reign in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), Sen.

The Uncharted Territory Of M&A Cyber Risks

PYMNTS

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity continues to accelerate as 2019 progresses, both in terms of volume and value of M&A deals. Deloitte research found 79 percent of organizations expect merger activity to grow in the coming year, up from 70 percent that said the same for 2018. According to experts, cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly difficult hurdle to clear during a merger.

Convenience Store M&A Deals Rev Up Despite COVID-19

PYMNTS

Two major deals and one blockbuster agreement between 7-Eleven and Marathon will see more than 4,000 C-stores change hands in the next several months – and analysts say the mergers and acquisitions don’t appear to be over yet. The convenience store industry has seen a record $21.7

Western Union CEO: ‘We’re On An M&A Hunt’

PYMNTS

I am pretty active on the mergers and acquisitions front,” CEO Hikmet Ersek told the newspaper. Ersek said he is not waiting for a vaccine to pursue acquisitions. “It One of the world’s largest digital money movers could be getting bigger.

M&A Emerges As Key Strategy To Drive SMB Finserv Collaboration

PYMNTS

This week's look at the latest in partnerships finds players in the SMB financial services landscape embracing a range of avenues to collaboration — including mergers and acquisitions (M&A) — to connect SMBs to financing, digital banking services and more.