A steadying oil price signals a brighter future for oil & gas M&A, yet market caution remains
Activity in the sector is fueled by the need to refill product pipelines and navigate convergence between health and tech firms
US dealmakers are learning to navigate the complex world of blockchain M&A, but they will have to proceed with care in heavily regulated sectors
Noteworthy rulings out of the Delaware Supreme Court and the Court of Chancery in the past six months are already having consequences for M&A activity
The number and severity of cybersecurity incidents at major companies has increased, causing regulators to take a tougher approach. We look at five practical steps companies can take to manage these risks
Acquirers shrugged off macro-economic uncertainty in the first half of the year to secure deals of strategic necessity
Clouds are forming on the horizon, however appetites for big-ticket deals have not yet diminished
Despite intensifying competition within the market, US private equity activity is yet to show signs of a downturn
Bulky oil & gas deals pushed energy, mining & utilities close to the top spot in H1, while digital disruption ensured a steady flow of tech deals
Dealmakers across all industries are looking to secure US tech assets in order to keep up with the technological changes disrupting their industries
Despite a drop in headline figures, M&A within the US consumer sector remains an important method to secure long-term growth
While Taiwan traditionally attracts global attention for its semiconductor assets, local firms are increasingly looking to move into markets overseas
A clampdown on potential security threats has increased the scrutiny of participants seeking clearance for cross-border mergers and acquisitions
Cross-border trends for Taiwanese investors and businesses.
We highlight the key European M&A trends in the first half of 2018, and provide our insights into the outlook for M&A moving forward
Supply chains are inherently complex. They lack interoperability and are plagued by inconsistent or unavailable data.
Deficits in defined benefit pension plans remain front-page news — particularly in the wake of recent high-profile insolvencies. They are a critical issue for any M&A transaction as the Pensions Regulator expands its already extensive enforcement powers.
Insights from our M&A team, based on M&A activity charts from the White & Case M&A Explorer
Global demand for Israeli tech assets is pushing deal activity to new highs, while domestic firms increasingly seek scale abroad.
Global economic growth is back on the agenda and companies are once again looking to position themselves for success by pursuing mergers and acquisitions. But what are the prerequisites for success in an increasingly disrupted world?
Whether it is 'hard' or 'soft', a UK exit from the EU will mean a very different dynamic in terms of merger control
Gun-jumping has been in the crosshairs of competition-law enforcers for the past decade, and recent developments show authorities across the world are taking an even tougher line
When European Union Courts overrule European Commission decisions on transactions, finding a solution to the situation can be challenging for parties to the deal
Loans and high yield bonds make a comeback as economic vitality breeds confidence among investors and issuers
Overall deal value declined in 2017, yet it was higher than all other post-crisis years from 2008 to 2013.
Our exclusive survey identifies impacts from tax reforms and the repatriation of offshore capital as key areas to watch in 2018. Digital innovation remains a major driver for transactions, while effective due diligence poses a challenge.
Oil & gas dealmaking continues to generate the bulk of sector activity; consolidation in the power sector was driven by unsettled market conditions.
Record levels of dry powder and intense competition for deals caused buyout volume to reach a record high in 2017, while exit activity is encouraged by high valuations.
The sector saw the highest number of deals across all industries in 2017, as the hunt for innovative technologies continues to break down sector boundaries
While market uncertainty surrounding tax reforms and NAFTA negotiations caused sector deal value to take a hit in 2017, technological convergence continues to generate a healthy level of deals.