Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers & Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) is a general term that refers to the consolidation of companies or assets. M&A can include a number of different transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, consolidations, tender offers, purchase of assets and management acquisitions. In all cases, two companies are involved. The term M&A also refers to the department at financial institutions that deals with mergers and acquisitions.

Merger In a merger, the boards of directors for two companies approve the combination and seek shareholders’ approval. After the merger, the acquired company ceases to exist and becomes part of the acquiring company. For example, in 2007 a merger deal occurred between Digital Computers and Compaq whereby Compaq absorbed Digital Computers.

Acquisition: In a simple acquisition, the acquiring company obtains the majority stake in the acquired firm, which does not change its name or legal structure. An example of this transaction is Manulife Financial Corporation’s 2004 acquisition of John Hancock Financial Services, where both companies preserved their names and organizational structures.

Andersen Global Announces Expansion in Argentina

Andersen Global announces its presence in Argentina with Modo, a leading tax & legal firm in Buenos Aires. The establishment of a Collaboration Agreement with Modo continues Andersen Global’s expansion within Latin America. Modo is led by Partners Juan Astibia and Diego Kelln. Diego and Juan commented, “Our collaboration with Andersen Global will allow us to ensure our clients receive the best-in-class service internationally. Independence and seamless service are of paramount importance to us, and we look forward to working…

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Voice Gateway Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018-2025 – Mergers & Acquisitions News Today

Voice Gateway Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018-2025 – Mergers & Acquisitions News Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for banking industry professionals · Tuesday, April 17, 2018 · 442,551,796 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools Press Releases Events & Conferences Source link

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Announces An Investigation Of AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. – AFSI

NEW YORK, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Juan Monteverde, founder and managing partner at Monteverde & Associates PC, a national securities firm headquartered at the Empire State Building in New York City, is investigating AmTrust Financial, Inc (“AmTrust Financial” or the “Company”) AFSI, +0.48% relating to the sale of the Company to affiliates of Evergreen Parent, LP. As…

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PlayUp continues acquisition spree, ICO plans; Nedscoin hype

Australian online gaming operator PlayUp has bolstered its down under presence via the acquisition of betting operator ClassicBet and Topbetta’s retail betting business. On Friday, PlayUp Australia Pty Ltd announced that it had struck a deal to acquire corporate bookmaker Classicbet Pty Ltd, which holds an online and telephone betting license in the state of New South Wales. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but PlayUp claims Classicbet is a “mid-tier” wagering operator that handles annual wagers of around A$200m.…

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Goldman Sachs, Wall Street’s vampire squid, buys Clarity

Goldman Sachs, which paid a $550 million penalty for designing an uber-complicated synthetic collateralized debt obligation and then misleading institutional investors about how the contraption worked, has bought a personal-finance firm called Clarity Money. The acquisition, for a reported eight-figure sum, helps advance Goldman’s effort to provide loans and other financial services to average customers. [For more about banks’ new merger spree, see this article in this week’s Crain’s.] Goldman’s acquisition underscores how Wall Street’s most respected and reviled firm…

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Buckeye Partners L.P. (NYSE:BPL), CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL) – The 5 Best Big-Dividend Stocks With Upside

Escaping volatility by sidelining cash pays nothing. Instead, investors can sit in a high-yielding stock with great expectations while the market makes up its mind. A stock screen for 10 percent upside, 5 percent dividend yield, and positive free cash flow returned 13 stocks. Five stocks were selected for further comparison, representing Energy, Telecom, Real Estate, and Consumer Discretionary. TC Pipelines, LP (NYSE: TCP) scored best in the rank analysis, factoring in yield, average upside, and a group of relative…

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James Maiwurm Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

He was named as one of the 10 most innovative law firm managing partners by Law360 in 2012.     GREAT FALLS, VA, April 16, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ — Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present James Maiwurm with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Maiwurm celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in…

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Telcos to report subdued Q4 numbers as RJio pressure continues

Revenues likely to show a correction of as much as 40 per cent, analysts have said. Mumbai: The battered telecom sector companies will be reporting another set of subdued numbers for the January-March quarter, with revenues likely to show a correction of as much as 40 per cent, analysts have said. “The competitive intensity in telecom industry further intensified since January 2018 after the new entrant started passing on the benefits of cut in interconnect usage charges to customers through…

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Telcos to report subdued Q4 nos as RJio pressure continues

Mumbai, Apr 15 () The battered telecom sector companies will be reporting another set of subdued numbers for the January-March quarter, with revenues likely to show a correction of as much as 40 per cent, analysts have said. “The competitive intensity in telecom industry further intensified since January 2018 after the new entrant started passing on the benefits of cut in interconnect usage charges to customers through lower tariffs,” largest ratings agency Crisil said in a report. It said the…

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Canadian energy industry faces ‘extinction’ without mergers: BMO

A pumpjack works at a well head on an oil and gas installation near Cremona, Alberta. Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press files Investors have bailed on the Canadian energy sector, although mergers & acquisitions north of the border could provide a much needed catalyst, barring pipeline and political developments. Raymond James recently called upon John Connor to help save the space, and BMO Capital Markets is now calling for consolidation. “Incentivizing change will be paramount, but the message is clear: Merge/innovate…

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When The Fox And Disney Merger May Become Official

Last year, the entertainment world was rocked by the news that Disney was buying 21st Century Fox’s film and TV assets. The deal will have long-reaching effect throughout both the movie and TV world, as a major studio absorbs one of its competitors. However, big deals like this that are worth billions of dollars don’t just happen overnight. It’s a process that takes years and there isn’t a 100% guarantee that it will happen. Both Disney and Fox seem to…

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Middle East merger transactions hit $13.9b

Mena equity and equity-related issuance totalled $1.4 billion during the first quarter of 2018, a 158 per cent increase year-on-year. – Reuters file picture Muscat: The value of announced merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions with any Middle Eastern & North African (Mena) involvement reached $13.9 billion during the first quarter of 2018, seven per cent more than the value recorded during the first quarter of 2017 and a three-year high. This was revealed in the latest report released by Thomson…

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Adeosun Appoints Uduk as Head of SEC

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun Redeploys former Acting Director-General of SEC Dr Abdul Zubair Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, on Friday appointed Ms Mary Uduk, as the new Director -General, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following the  redeployment of Dr Abdul Zubair, who had held forte since December last year. Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, Special Adviser, Media & Communications to the  Minister of Finance made the changes known in a statement today. Adeosun said that Uduk’s appointment was governed…

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Italy : Europe: Shares rise as Syria standoff worries recede

Apr 13, 2018 (Euclid Infotech Ltd via COMTEX) — European shares rose on Thursday alongside a relief rally across global markets after US President Trump signalled that military strikes in Syria may not be imminent. The pan-European Stoxx 600 index closed up 0.7 per cent after a negative start as sentiment improved during the day and Wall Street bounced higher with an easing of nerves over a confrontation between the US and Russia in Syria. “We saw global risk appetite…

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Adeosun removes Zubair as Ag. SEC DG, appoints Uduk – Local

Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance, on Friday appointed Ms Mary Uduk, as the new Director -General, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following the  redeployment of Dr Abdul Zubair, who had held forte since December last year. Mr Oluyinka Akintunde, Special Adviser, Media & Communications to the Hon. Minister of Finance made the changes known. Adeosun said that Uduk’s appointment was governed by the provisions of the Investments and Securities Act (ISA), 2007 and the conditions of service applicable…

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A Legacy As Vast as the Squaw Valley

It’s no easy feat turning a career into a legacy. As Andy Wirth announces his retirement as COO and President of Squaw Valley Ski Holdings, he leaves behind a contribution akin to none. His story at Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows begins some eight years ago. In August 2010, having left a chief marketing position at Steamboat Springs Resort, Wirth joined Squaw Valley Holdings, taking over the reins from Nancy Cushing, the former CEO. During his time at the helm of…

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