Happy times for Happy Sock people

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.

A good start to the year … so far

When compared to the first ten days of 2015 and 2016, 2017 has got off to a good start.

2016, the year of uncertainty and change

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 chomps up another two rivals!

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.

Is Time Inc about to be taken private?

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.

Ctrip continues its journey with its acquisition of Skyscanner

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.

And the winner of this year’s Golden Globes is...

China’s huge increase in outbound M&A activity in 2016 has today been given another boost by the announcement of yet another company with iconic and world-recognised brands being snapped up by Dalian Wanda, the company run by China’s richest man, Wang Jianlin.

Iconic 50s brand Playboy in talks to be sold

Reports that iconic men's magazine brand Playboy is in talks to be sold represents further proof that intangible assets such as the company's bunny logo can help increase the absolute value of companies with fewer tangible assets.

Snap Inc is catching everyone’s attention with increasing speculation around an IPO

Reports that the company behind social media app Snapchat is preparing an IPO make for a potentially intriguing transaction...

The Nordic’s flagship SAS sees two of its government shareholders reduce their stake – could this lead the way for a takeover?

Yesterday saw the announcement that the Swedish and Norwegian governments had reduced their shareholding in the region’s flagship airline to 17.2 per cent and 11.5 per cent, respectively, however the Danish government at this point has not shown any inclination to join in and sell any of its 14.2 per cent holding.

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