Aston Martin to zoom on to the London Stock Exchange?

Today has seen the announcement by Aston Martin that it may be considering selling a minimum of 25 per cent of its shares on the London Stock Exchange.

China carries on with its European buying spree

Chinese outbound deal activity continues apace in 2018. So far this year, announced deals involving Chinese acquirors have totalled over USD 50bn and today has seen another deal announced by a Chinese company that will no doubt attract scepticism from European financial media.

Is IAG’s interest in Norwegian Air in the best interests of its passengers?

International Airline Group, the holding company behind British Airways and Iberia, is rumoured to be considering using its recently acquired 4.6 per cent stake in Norwegian Air Shuttle as a springboard for a potential takeover of the group. 

 

China’s expanding taste for wine drives Carlyle’s latest deal

Carlyle is tapping the expanding Chinese wine market as the private equity firm agrees to acquire Australia’s Accolade Wines for a reported AUD 1bn. 

Q1 2018 activity off to a flying start

The end of the first quarter is upon us and it has been a flying start to the year in terms of announced deal value. The levels of activity that we have seen so far in 2018 were last seen three years ago, in 2015, and that became a vintage year in terms of global deal activity.