This week’s blog comes from Julie Hood, Global Deputy Vice Chair of Transaction Advisory Services at EY. We’re all wrestling with how to future-proof our businesses. Digitisation and convergence have created bigger sector ecosystems with nimbler predators. The risk of being blindsided by a new technology or start-up has never been greater. Corporate longevity has … More Is your M&A strategy too safe?
This week’s post comes from Steve Ivermee, Managing Partner, UKI Transaction Advisory Services at EY. We’ve just experienced the biggest first half for global deals on record. Meanwhile, total UK deal values in H1 2018 were only surpassed by H1 2007, with domestic and inbound activity leading the charge. In my regular catch-up here on the … More Why is UK M&A booming in 2018?
This week’s blog comes from Michel Driessen, a Senior Partner in EY Transaction Advisory Services. Sometimes one day can really captures the corporate zeitgeist. Global deal values were already running at a near record. UK M&A hit its highest level in over a decade in the first quarter. But the US$120b of deals announced in just … More M&A blip or trend?
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?
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