M&A

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News analysis

  • India backtracks on consolidated investment caps

    29 July 2015

    Streamlining separate caps for foreign institutional investors and foreign direct investors will boost the country's financial markets infrastructure. But the rumoured exclusion of the banking sector would negate much the reform's impact

  • AOL/Verizon appraisal litigation assessed

    28 July 2015

    The deal closed in just 42 days. It followed 12 months of speculation that the AOL was a prime takeover target, yet the merger has still raised valuation concerns

  • Singapore codifies F&N takeover precedent

    14 July 2015

    Amendments to the Takeover Code follow recent UK and Hong Kong changes. They also clarify processes established during the contested takeover of Fraser and Neave

  • UAE companies reform fails to deliver

    14 July 2015

    The new legislation lacks clarity and doesn’t address the Gulf state’s hottest corporate topic: foreign direct ownership

  • US M&A is back

    14 July 2015

    The first half of 2015 has seen activity reach highs not seen since 2007. The catalyst is a combination of unique post-crisis trends.

  • Vietnam builds hopes on FDI reforms

    14 July 2015

    A flurry of changes to the foreign investment regime is hoped to ease the path for potential market entrants