Why some deals always catch your eye

Yesterday saw the announcement that Jimmy Choo has put itself up for sale.

Saudi Aramco “Mega” IPO now linked with the New York Stock Exchange – I’m sure this won’t be seen as “Fake News” by President Trump!

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.

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...

Hotel Chocolate to melt the hearts of investors?

Despite my lengthy time of watching M&A from the side-lines, there are few announced IPOs that really pique my interest. The ones that have caught my eye have typically been high flying “Unicorns” like US tech firms Square or Box, or companies that hold a personal interest like Manchester United or some of the luxury goods manufacturers like Prada.

Mixed sentiments in Berlin at the annual SuperReturn PE conference

In spite of unprecedented times in the global private equity market, LP and GP senior executives at the annual Super Return international private equity conference say the industry will survive and provide good investment returns relative to other asset classes.