A little over one year ago, the press was awash with the fact that Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, had announced plans to float Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer.
Kraft Heinz has tabled an offer for Unilever, which has been rebuffed for undervaluing the Anglo Dutch consumer goods company that produces Marmite.
If Bridgepoint's newly-announced purchase of Zenith Group is successful it could serve as proof that the PE business model can be applied ad infinitum.
It is quite rare in today's M&A world that a deal is announced which catches the competitors of the instigating company unaware, but late last week such a deal occurred.
Today's news that Palamon Capital Partners have taken a majority shareholding in Swedish sock maker Happy Socks represents a speedy and "happy" exit for Scope Capital.
When compared to the first ten days of 2015 and 2016, 2017 has got off to a good start.
While on face value 2016's results do not look good, the year is still the fourth-highest on record in terms of the value of announced deals.
Just Eat, the UK-based online food delivery company, has today announced two more acquisitions, notching up its 15th and 16th purchases since its 2014 listing on the London Stock Exchange.
Time Inc. is the latest iconic publishing brand to have been linked with a takeover as Meredith Corporation is reportedly about to table a bid for the firm.
The view on Ctrip's newly announced offer for Skyscanner is that the deal is more about technology, as opposed to a traditional horizontal merger.