Private Equity firms still have the appetite for taking over public companies

This week's announcement that Apollo Global Management will acquire ADT Corporation could be the first of many given the current high levels of "dry powder" being calculated.

A natural lull or something more concerning?

A disappointing January in terms of global M&A activity will leave many hoping the lull is a reflection of depleted deal pipelines and dealmakers taking a well-deserved holiday, rather than the beginnings of a global downturn.

2015 – What a year! Does the hangover start now?

Following a spectacular 2015 in terms of dealmaking, it will be interesting to see whether the unleashing of all this closely guarded cash by corporates means the buying spree seen in 2015 will slow down.

Global M&A activity continues strongly

Could 2015 be the year that sees M&A return to pre-financial crisis levels?

Global M&A Activity hotting up nicely.

With one working day of the first half of the year left, global deal activity is hotting up nicely