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Paradoxically, Lower Interest Rates Are a Negative for Banks

August 20, 2019

Normally, investors view declining rates as a positive for banks. In today’s low rate environment, a reduction in rates is more...

By Sean Ryan  |  Companies and Markets

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January 3, 2019

Middle East M&A Update Q3'18

The number of transactions dipped in Q3 with 43 deals closed in Q3 2018, only 12% less than previous quarter.

By Houda Bouhayat  |  M&A and Corporate Activism

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August 21, 2018

Sweden’s IPO Boom

What makes Stockholm’s markets such an attractive location for European companies to go public?

By Sebastian Segerstrom  |  M&A and Corporate Activism

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June 21, 2018

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...

By Bryan Adams, CFA  |  M&A and Corporate Activism

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April 18, 2018

M&A Deal Value and Volume Tick Up in March

Four of the 21 sectors tracked by FactSet Mergerstat posted relative gains in deal flow over the last three months compared to...

By FactSet Mergers Staff  |  M&A and Corporate Activism

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February 13, 2018

In 2017 Middle East M&A Activity Dips, Value Soars

Q4 was the weakest quarter in terms of total aggregated value for the year; 64% of the total value was closed in Q1

By Houda Bouhayat  |  M&A and Corporate Activism

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September 26, 2017

U.S. M&A Deal Activity and Value Sank in August

The Commercial Services, Technology Services, and Consumer Services sectors saw the largest deal volume dips over the previous...

By FactSet Mergers Staff  |  M&A and Corporate Activism

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