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.

Mixed results for 2017 deal activity

While on face value, results for 2017 look disappointing, it is important to note that the value of announced deal activity seen since 2014 has surpassed all other years on record.

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.

Four-legged family members to be pampered in Asia

In the UK we have long been seen as a nation of animal lovers and now it would appear that three Asian companies are confident this trend will spread throughout the Asia Pacific region, with a USD 1bn acquisition announced today.