Thursday, July 18, 2019

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection

Toys R Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US, undone by a hefty debt load and the rapid shift to online shopping. The bankruptcy filing helps the Wayne New Jersey-based toy retailer...

The return of M&A’s to Argentina: new hope

The election of Mauricio Macri as President of Argentina in 2015 may promise a new economic environment for investors in the country, potentially reversing the country’s relatively low activity in mergers and acquisitions...

Switzerland adopts new fintech authorisation rules

The Swiss government has amended its Banking Act to include new authorisation rules for fintechs in its latest bid to boost innovation in the sector. As of January 1, 2019,  firms that qualify for the...

US mid-market business owners enter a golden age of M&A and recapitalization opportunities

Most business owners are conditioned to the difficulty of obtaining bank financing for general business operations and are not fully aware of the abundant availability of funds from private equity firms, family offices,...

KeyBanc Capital Markets to Acquire Cain Brothers

Cain Brothers brings leading healthcare focused merger and acquisition advisory and public finance platform to Key's expansive healthcare services and provider client base KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., the corporate and investment banking unit of...

Helping to Lay the Foundations in Brazil: KPMG

With the Olympics set to take place in Brazil this summer, construction is a sector which continues to benefit big-time from government investment and incentives for new sports stadiums, purpose-built athlete/spectator facilities and...

Forensic risk management in an age of uncertainty: Profile of Doug Ailles

Economist and thinker, John Kenneth Galbraith, once said that "All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people...

Proposed Changes to Insolvency Laws Set to Save More Australian Companies

For too long now too many companies in Australia have given up the ghost too soon. The country’s insolvency and restructuring laws needed changing says Ian Walker, a specialist in the field and...

Open-Ended Fund Companies: Hong Kong Style

In March of this year, the Hong Kong government issued an industry consultation paper (Proposal) introducing a new regime for establishing Hong Kong-domiciled open-ended fund companies (OFCs) that might be structured as investment funds....

MOVE Guides Acquires Polaris Global Mobility

MOVE Guides, which powers worldwide workforce mobility management, today announced it has acquired Polaris Global Mobility. The powerful combination creates the first complete global mobility management (GMM) platform that makes it possible for companies...

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