Weight Watchers’ losses spark hedge fund appetite

Shares in Weight Watchers leapt following speculation it may be a takeover target for an unnamed activist hedge fund.

Aussie PE firms seem more cautious after a bonzer 2014

After a bumper year for exits in 2014, the puzzle now for Australian and New Zealand private firms is how best to use this cash

A period of calm after a frenzied end to deal making in 2014

The first few days of January 2015 have seen deal makers taking a bit of a breather after a frantic couple of months, which saw announced global M&A activity reach over USD 3.7 trillion

2014 H1 Global Deal values break USD 2bn – 7 years in the making

Global announced deals have broken the USD 2 trillion dollar figure in a six month period for the first time since H2 2008 – a long time in anyone’s book