Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams
Director, FactSet M&A
Bryan joined FactSet in 2003 and is based in London. Bryan brings deep and varied experience in corporate strategy, management, financial services, international development, and enterprise content management to FactSet. As Director of FactSet M&A, Bryan develops FactSet's global M&A and corporate governance research, and works with private equity research and debt research teams to provide complete in-depth analysis to FactSet clients.
Which Side Gains More from Spin-Off Deals?
A look at more than 300 deals shows performance gains for "spincos" are much more likely than for "spinners."
Bryan Adams
on Apr 20, 2017
Lessons From the Kraft Heinz-Unilever Merger that Wasn't
Just like that, Kraft Heinz-Unilever became the Keyser Söze of mega-deals, but there are still interesting points to be...
Bryan Adams
on Feb 21, 2017
2017 off to Slow Start For M&A
The first week of January 2017 was the second worst start to the year for global M&A activity in the last 20 years.
Bryan Adams
on Jan 12, 2017
2016 Surprises, 2017 Predictions for M&A
We review the biggest M&A surprises of the year and predict the M&A trends of 2017.
Bryan Adams
on Dec 8, 2016
M&A Activity in the Aftermath of U.S. Elections
We compare the last five election cycles to see if there is any insight into what we can expect for mergers and acquisitions in...
Bryan Adams
on Nov 28, 2016
M&A Announcements Favor Mondays, Values Peak in October
A look at the seasonal trends in the volume and value of M&A deals.
Bryan Adams
on Nov 16, 2016
The Intricacies of Financial and Legal Relationships in M&A
Financial advisors sometimes bring in outside legal counsel on M&A deals. Here's a look at the most common partnerships.
Bryan Adams
on Oct 11, 2016
Uncertainty Reigns Over Brexit’s M&A Impact
Macro events may impact early-stage transactions, but deeper ramifications are often delayed.
Bryan Adams
on Jul 7, 2016
Mega Mergers Shift Revenue Exposure
Big deals can transform the geographic footprint of the resulting organization.
Bryan Adams
on May 26, 2016
Regulators Turn Focus to M&A Mega Deals
US deals over $1 billion neared peak levels in 2015, with a billion-dollar deal announced on average every 1.3 days.
Bryan Adams
on Apr 27, 2016

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