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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.
Using an Alternative View to Find Merger Deal Outperformance
Here we ignore using traditional data in traditional ways and use it instead to apply some alternative methodology to generate... Read More
Bryan Adams
on Jun 21, 2018
Mega-Deals Dominate Even as the U.S. M&A Market Remains in a Slump
Despite the overall contraction in the U.S. M&A market, through April 2018 we have still recorded the highest number of... Read More
Bryan Adams
on May 8, 2018
Do Mega Deals Actually Benefit Buyer Shareholders?
Buyers don't necessarily make large strategic acquisitions to move their share prices, but the acquisitions are generally... Read More
Bryan Adams
on Mar 28, 2018
What Happens to M&A if Tax Reform Brings Home the Bacon?
We examine the data to determine if there's anything to support the notion of M&A growth from a cash homecoming. Read More
Bryan Adams
on Nov 2, 2017
Playing the Oracle: What will Berkshire Hathaway Buy Next?
The eight companies (out of 83,000) we think Warren Buffett may have in his sights. Read More
Bryan Adams
on Jul 5, 2017
Creating a Consolidated Look at Industry Consolidation
What's the best way to identify consolidation (and the corresponding investment opportunities) at the industry level? Read More
Bryan Adams
on May 23, 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... Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More
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... Read More
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. Read More
Bryan Adams
on Nov 16, 2016

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