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Monthly M&A Insider: March 2010

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23 March 2010

This is the definitive crib sheet to see what is happening in global M&A. This edition comprises around 50 pages of comment and data on the key issues in the global M&A market. Table of Contents 1. Global overview 2. Asia-Pacific 3. Latin America 4. North America 5. Europe 6. Middle East & Africa Large-cap transformational M&A appears to be firmly on the corporate agenda. Read more
KPMG Annual Nordic Mergers & Acquisitions Review 2010

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11 March 2010

KPMG Competing for Growth A challenging year The continued economic downturn unsurprisingly hampered Nordic M&A activity well into 2009. Lending remained tight and some struggling foreign banks even withdrew from the Nordic market, with a direct impact on deal financing capacity. Moreover, in the midst of deep economic uncertainty, even prospective deal makers with healthy cash reserves tended towards a wait-and-see strategy. Read more
North American Private Equity in Review – FY 2009

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26 February 2010

Private Equity Report Welcome to the full-year 2009 edition of North American Private Equity in Review. This report provides a comprehensive review of private equity investment trends across all industry sectors in the North American region, drawing from historical private equity data to offer a detailed analysis of current activity and a forecast for potential activity in the year ahead. Read more
European Private Equity in Review – FY 2009

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26 February 2010

Private Equity Report Mergermarket is pleased to present the full-year 2009 edition of European Private Equity in Review. This private equity report highlights the latest trends within the private equity industry, covering activity in several of the top dealmaking sectors and regional markets across Europe. The full-year 2008 edition of this report recognised that the near collapse of the banking sector had significantly impaired the dealmaking ability of financial investors. Read more
Monthly M&A Insider: February 2010

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18 February 2010

This is the definitive crib sheet to see what is happening in global M&A. This edition comprises around 50 pages of comment and data on the key issues in the global M&A market. Table of Contents 1. Global overview 2. Asia-Pacific 3. Latin America 4. North America 5. Europe 6. Middle East & Africa Given the scale and scope of the worst economic downturn in decades, it is of little surprise that the global M&A market suffered badly in 2009. Read more
Swiss M&A Yearbook – 2010 Edition

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10 February 2010

Swiss M&A Yearbook For the fourth straight year, KPMG is pleased to present its Swiss M&A Yearbook – 2010 edition. Both volumes and values continued to decline in 2009, following a trend seen already in 2008. However, there has been quite a spate of activity towards the end of 2009 and in early 2010 which seems to indicate that 2010 will be a much stronger year for Swiss M&A; hence the analogy of the rollercoaster on the title page. Read more
Deal Drivers Russia 2010

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10 February 2010

Deal Drivers Russia Prediction may be fast going out of fashion. At the end of 2008, CMS commissioned Mergermarket to interview 100 Russian M&A and corporate decision makers to find out what they thought about the situation at the time and what their views on the future were. Falling commodity prices were viewed as the biggest threat in that Deal Drivers report, the Financial Services sector was expected to deliver the greatest growth for M&A activity and the bulk of inward investment was expected from Asia. Read more
Deal Drivers EMEA FY 2009

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08 February 2010

Deal Drivers Europe FY 2009 Mergermarket, in association with BBVA Corporate Finance and Merrill DataSite, is delighted to present the latest edition of Deal Drivers Europe. This report provides a comprehensive review of M&A activity and trends across Europe. The fallout effects of the credit crunch and global financial turmoil, exacerbated by the autumn of 2008, have impacted 2009 M&A activity beyond doubt. Read more
Deal Drivers North America FY 2009

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31 January 2010

Deal Drivers Welcome to the full-year 2009 edition of Deal Drivers North America, published by mergermarket in association with Merrill Datasite™. Overall, in 2009, North American M&A activity saw a decline of 24.7% in volume and 7.6% in value, with 3,034 deals worth US$763.4bn announced this year compared to 4,027 deals worth US$826.1bn in 2008. Activity throughout 2009  exhibited many of the same features as 2008 activity, with the lingering impact of the region’s economic crisis maintaining  a strong presence in the largest transactions, but it also produced landmark strategic mergers in key sectors that are  positioned for continuous consolidation going into 2010. Read more