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
A strong 2017 bodes well for M&A activity in 2018, but deals will depend on more than the numbers … More More than just the numbers
I’ve picked my five biggest themes of 2017 with some thoughts on what comes next. Spoilers – it might not be more of the same. … More What happened in 2017?