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M&A World: Stacks of Corporate Cash Looking for Deals

February 4th, 2014 | Filed under: Alpha Strategies, Seeding/early-stage, Today's Post

Corporations have cash in the till; and it is sitting up, begging to be put to work. Thus, M&A deals are on the way.



Chemical Industry M&A Experiments Fizzle

August 11th, 2013 | Filed under: Alpha Strategies, Private Equity, Today's Post

Companies in the chemicals industry end up in play as mergers-and-acquisitions targets when they have trouble getting financing any other way. If QE policy makes financing too easy, it has the counter-intuitive effect of freezing this particular M&A market.



Springtime for M&A in alternative investments? (Part 2)

September 26th, 2010 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Institutional Investing, Today's Post

M&A activity in the hedge fund space continues to thrive, though it's not green shoots and blooming roses for all, as a new report by Freeman & Co. shows.



Springtime for M&A in alternative investments?

August 31st, 2010 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Industry Trends, Today's Post

M&A in the hedge fund and alternative investment space all but died in the wake of the 2008 Great Recession. But amazingly a new report says the stage is already set for another successful, if unexpected, run.