Deals analysis

  • LATAM Airlines exchange offer explained

    28 June 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 June 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

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