A deal ode to Christmas

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat

Ireland’s monetary crisis and its potential domino effect on UK deals

The UK M&A community has good reasons for hoping that the IMF or the UK government will step in to help.

Africa as the next emerging market – maybe we should look more closely?

I have just had the privilege of attending and speaking at a private equity conference in South Africa...

Positive outlook from Nordic advisors

Last week I was in Scandinavia and I had the pleasure of meeting with a number of Nordic-based M&A professionals from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

There’s a new bank in town – well London town anyway

Today sees the opening of the first Metro Bank store in London. This is the first UK consumer bank to have opened in over a century, which is a refreshing change given the chaos that ensued in the UK consumer banking space at the height of the credit crunch in 2008.