Profit warnings have grabbed the headlines, but the headline number is actually pretty average for the time of year. What’s extraordinary is the detail behind the profit warnings we saw in an eventful first quarter – and what these warnings say about the rapid reshaping of a large part of the UK economy. … More Profit warnings signal high street blues
UK M&A began 2018 with a bang, posting a record first quarter and marking the best start to the year in more than a decade. … More UK M&A surge highlights confidence
This week’s blog comes from Charles Honnywill, Transactions Partner and Divestiture Leader at EY
It sounds counter-intuitive doesn’t it: selling assets to help your company grow? But, our data shows more UK companies are doing just that. … More How can divesting assets fuel growth?
In this week’s blog, I’ll set out how and why I think US tax reform has the potential to change UK deal making from start to finish – and why we need to see these reforms in a broader context. … More What’s the deal with US Tax Reform?
This week we’re sharing insights from Jessica Clayton, Head of Retail Transactions and David Larsson, a Partner in EY Parthenon. It’s been a tough few months on the high street, but this week has really put its trials and tribulations in focus with two major retailers going into administration and further restaurant CVA. In this week’s blog, … More Why aren’t the tills ringing in 2018?
Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose – the more things change, the more they stay the same! This has pretty much been the theme of the blog for the past few years. You only needed to look at volatility indices – and the growth in their derivatives– to appreciate the extent of this stasis. … More 2018 is shaping up to be (subtly) different
Looking ahead to 2018, what role will M&A has to play in both grasping the opportunities this change creates, and managing the risks presented by technology led disruption? … More Technology-driven disruption is changing the role of M&A