A car to suit everyone’s tastes

Speculation has emerged that Geely is to invest in Lotus, with a view to turning it into a luxury brand which can compete with the likes of Porsche and Ferrari.

When M&A and global politics collide...

Qualcomm’s announcement that it will not be moving any further with its attempted takeover of chipmaker NXP is just another example of the growing influence that the current global geo-political environment is having on M&A deals.

Global M&A activity is hot as the British summer!

When it comes to global announced M&A activity, the first six months of 2018 are certainly going to be remembered as a vintage period for our M&A deal makers.

Is IAG’s interest in Norwegian Air in the best interests of its passengers?

International Airline Group, the holding company behind British Airways and Iberia, is rumoured to be considering using its recently acquired 4.6 per cent stake in Norwegian Air Shuttle as a springboard for a potential takeover of the group. 

 

China’s expanding taste for wine drives Carlyle’s latest deal

Carlyle is tapping the expanding Chinese wine market as the private equity firm agrees to acquire Australia’s Accolade Wines for a reported AUD 1bn.