Dealcast: The M&A Podcast
Weekly podcast from the Mergermarket editorial team covering M&A, ECM and activism presented by Mergermarket and SS&C Intralinks.
Big developments in UK security screening – the Telegraph sale and the conclusion of the Newport Wafer/Nexperia saga
It has been two years since the national security in investment act came into law, that’s the legislation for takeovers that could harm national security and its influence is being felt in the UK newspaper industry currently with the attempted purchase of the Daily Telegraph’s parent company. In the episode we’re looking at what’s changed with the new law and how things can evolve further with an ongoing review plus a general election expected during 2024. Joining Julie-Anna Neeham is Wahida Ahmed who is reporter for Mergermarket and PaRR and Jacob Parry who is the chief regulatory correspondent for Mergermarket and PaRR.
Dealcast: M&A Tales – Large-cap vs. SME deal making - What are the main differences between the two markets?
New episode of the Dealcast – M&A Tales, Rupert speaks to Oriol Pinya who is Co-Founder of Abac Capital, they talk about the move from large -cap to SME’s, the impact of personalities and some of the challenges of doing SME deals. Our M&A Tales host is Mergermarket's Rupert Cocke Senior Editor & Head of Iberian
M&A Annual Leaks Report - Analysis of global significant pre announcement trading (SPAT) and its effect on M&A bids
In this weeks' special episode, we’re looking at the M&A annual leaks report. It’s a study by the M&A Research centre at Bayes Business School for SS&C Intralinks. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Dr Valeriya Vitkova who’s a senior lecturer in corporate finance at Bayes and a director of client research at the M&A research centre who wrote the report.
Here is the full report: https://www.intralinks.com/blog/2023/11/deep-dive-ma-deal-leaks-and-board-diversity-trends?utm_source=mergermarket&utm_medium=partner-referrals
Epsiode recorded - 16 November 2023
Latin America renewable energy market booming and expected to be a leader globally
In this weeks’ episode we’re finding out about renewable energy M&A in the LATAM region. Renewable energy and the energy transition are never far from the headlines particularly with COP28 on the horizon and there’s one region that is ahead of many others when it comes to renewable energy and that’s Latin America. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Priscilla Murphy who is a journalists and editor for Mergermarket.
US – Corporate divestitures continue to slow after an active start to the year – What’s happened?
There has been a big drop in corporate divestments in the US after a active start to the year but how does this compare to previous years and what are the hot sectors?
Joining Julie-Anna Needham is James Ward who is a reporter for Mergermarket.
Deal Flow Predictor – Intralinks’ quarterly prediction of future trends in the global M&A market (Q4 2023)
In this weeks’ special episode, Julie-Anna Needham is joined by Vice President of Global Product Marketing and Strategy at SS&C Intralinks, Matthew Wells who will provide an exclusive preview of global M&A activity through the findings of Intralinks’s Q4 2023 edition of their Deal Flow Predictor.
Link to the Deal Flow Predictor Q4 2023 can be found here: