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
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
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
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.
The hunt for blockbuster drugs is driving activity within the sector, while technology firms’ increasing presence in the market will be an area to watch in 2018.
The race to consolidate resulted in a flurry of megadeals in 2017, while the disruptive impact of technology on consumer behavior continues to generate activity
The consumer, energy, financial services and tech sectors had standout years in 2017.
Insurance assets are attracting dealmakers due to low capital requirements and steady cash flows. Established fintech providers are using M&A to expand geographically
M&A's strategic relevance will ensure transactions continue to close in the face of geopolitical uncertainty. But trends in four areas—taxation, technology, PE, and antitrust—could define the coming year of dealmaking