Deal analysis

  • LATAM Airlines exchange offer explained

    28 Jun 2012

    The cross-border nature of the $3.3 billion exchange offer that combined TAM Airlines and LAN Airlines complicated the transaction, and an agglomeration of regulatory approvals slowed things down.

  • Marubeni’s acquisition of Gavilon explained

    07 Jun 2012

    Marubeni’s $3.6 billion acquisition of Gavilon follows the trend of Japanese companies looking for assets in the US and Europe. But the company found the sale’s unusual auction format challenging

  • Revealed: China corporate records policy shift to harm hedge fund and PE access

    01 Jun 2012

    A policy change in China has withdrawn public access to corporate records, IFLR can reveal. Hedge funds, and private equity firms with no presence in China, will now struggle to carry out adequate transactional due diligence in the country

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