China Investment Corp, China’s Sovereign Wealth Fund buys big, really big!

Today’s formal announcement that China Investment Corporation is to acquire Logicor is further proof that Chinese buyers are willing to pay top drawer prices for companies they consider to be a good strategic fit.

Arrivederci Alitalia!

It would appear that the inevitable has finally happened, with the announcement by Alitalia’s board, after a shareholder meeting held today, that they have formally requested that the company be placed into administration and either sold or liquidated.

Asahi Group says “cheers” to Peroni & Grolsch

A consequence of AB InBev’s ongoing proposed USD 131bn takeover of SABMiller was that some of the SABMiller businesses should be sold off in order to satisfy regulatory requirements and allow the deal to close.

Pfizer/Allergan deal “inversion” deal catches the eye of US politicians

This week’s announcement of the USD 160bn deal between Pfizer and Allegan has already attracted criticism from US politicians. Given that Republicans and Democrats seem to agree on the issue, could it be something they will try to include in their 2016 campaign pitches?

Speculation around the Versace IPO spans another fashion season!

Recent speculation suggesting a number of luxury fashion companies could be about to go public suggests IPOs are this season's "must have" in the industry.