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.

$74bn reasons why you may want to listen to your “activist shareholders”

Activist hedge fund Jana Partners is pushing for US wireless semiconductor manufacturer Qualcomm to spin off its chip-making business as one of a number of measures aimed at boosting the group's flagging share price.