Deal analysis

  • Australian M&A trends explained

    26 Sep 2013

    Herbert Smith Freehills’ Australian public M&A report revealed a drop in the success rate of deals. As deals become more challenging, structures and mechanics have also changed

  • Dell LBO analysed

    26 Sep 2013

    The $24.9 billion leverage buyout of the US IT company by its founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Management, completed in September following months of negotiations. The deal helped highlight issues relating to ‘empty voting’

  • How Australia’s secondary debt market has changed restructuring

    26 Sep 2013

    Australia’s secondary debt market is now more liquid than ever. The development of this market has been a game-changer for banks, investors and distressed companies

  • Verizon’s landmark bond and buyout explained

    20 Sep 2013

    Verizon Communications' $49 billion bond issuance was the largest corporate bond sale in history. Here's how it could influence future corporate bond offerings from other well-established companies

  • First Asian restructure under UK SOA explained

    11 Sep 2013

    Vinashin has become the first Asian company to restructure through a UK scheme of arrangement. Here's how the region's other distressed debtors can restructure in UK courts

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