This week’s blog comes from Charles Honnywill, Transactions Partner and Divestiture Leader at EY Disposals remain high on the UK corporate agenda and an active M&A market suggests that there’s no shortage of buyers. So far so good. But as recent high-profile examples highlight, many transactions don’t go to plan due to unforeseen regulatory issues. … More Can they buy what you’re selling?
In EY’s latest Global Divestment Survey, 90% of European companies said that they plan to divest assets within the next two years. Of those divesting, 87% said the main reason for selling an asset was its weak position in its market place. How can companies prepare this type of business for sale? I think the answer … More How can analytics make targets more attractive?
Takeaways: Volatility, growth worries….what of them! Deal making surpassed 2007 figures in August regardless – or should that be ‘because of’ these concerns? While we all wait on the Fed, it seems like an opportune time to cast our eyes around the deal landscape, because there’s certainly plenty to ponder. Deal dynamics are very different … More The real deal