The record set for Chinese outbound M&A in 2015 and 2016 could become the new normal if China successfully manages short-term challenges.
Infrastructure funds are increasing their capital allocations to non-core sectors, although in doing so they will need to take on increased risk and operate outside an established regulatory environment. There are six steps that investors should take to get the best out of the non-core market.
The maturing nature of the non-core infrastructure space has now opened the door for institutional investors to move into the space
In the 'conventional' finance space, asset-backed financings have proved a successful method of funding social and civil infrastructure. However, in Islamic finance, asset-backed sukuk have not yet taken off.
Despite a slow start to the year and an uncertain political outlook, US M&A accelerated into 2017.
Despite a tough year, leveraged debt is facing up to challenges with renewed resilience
Refinancing rules debt as issuers look to take advantage of circumstances
Covenant lite deals becoming the new normal in Europe
While fears of another downturn loom, the European financial markets have innovated, evolved and grown
With miners staging a recovery on equity markets in 2016 and China concerns easing, growth is back on the agenda. But the recovery is not without its challenges and uncertainties.
The algorithms that power fintech may discriminate in ways that can be difficult to anticipate—and financial institutions can be held accountable even when alleged discrimination is clearly unintentional.
Fintech has evolved from being a disruptive threat to a major opportunity for financial institutions. The possibilities for dealmaking and M&A are almost limitless.
As fintech takes a prominent role in the financial services industry, major institutions are looking to capitalise on innovation by working with the most ambitious and brightest startups.
North America dominates the fintech landscape, but competition from Asia and Europe is rising.
Fintech's wealth of opportunities is attracting interest—yet the uncertainty of its future direction means the financial services industry needs to tread carefully.
Challenges may lie ahead, but nothing can stop the inevitable march of fintech dealmaking.
Fintech has matured. As it has evolved, so has the way in which financial institutions approach it from an M&A perspective.
As national security reviews grow in impact, investors need to be mindful of potential adverse consequences resulting from such reviews
Electric energy storage is on the cusp of a commercial breakthrough. Are markets and regulators ready?
Five years since its inception, the UK Bribery Act has significantly raised the bar on corporate liability and shaken up existing rules on tackling corruption.
The UK Bribery Act is the toughest anti-bribery legislation in the world. In its pledge to take a leading role in the global fight against corruption, the UK Act goes even further than the US's far-reaching Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.