When M&A and global politics collide...

Qualcomm’s announcement that it will not be moving any further with its attempted takeover of chipmaker NXP is just another example of the growing influence that the current global geo-political environment is having on M&A deals.

Female investor group turns the tables on the Weinstein Company

The irony of the news that a female-led investor group has decided against proceeding with a planned purchase of the Weinstein Company's assets will not be lost on many. The question now is whether the company will be able to find another interested buyer, or whether it will be forced to file for bankruptcy.

January sees deal activity start strongly out of the blocks

A blistering start to 2018 has left those watching the markets excited about what "might be" in 2018.

Dell pondering a return to the stock market?

If reports of a relisting by Dell are to be believed, a deal could provide a significant return on investment for current owner Silver Lake, as well as a substantial war chest for Dell.

Apple adds Shazam to the family

For me, the announcement that Apple is to acquire Shazam really isn't that surprising. In fact, it is more a case of why they haven't announced the deal earlier.