London Stock Exchange not impressed with the latest European Commission stipulation for their merger

Exactly one year and four days ago it was announced the London Stock Exchange was in discussions with Deutsche Boerse about a merger, and approximately four hours ago the arrangement appears to have stalled.

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.

PE firms bring home the bacon with the listing of WH Group

Today has seen WH Group, the Hong Kong-based pork and meat processing company, release its preliminary prospectus in relation to its intended listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange later this month.

Manchester United linked with Asian IPO goal

This is the latest in a long line of stories linking the Glazers to a partial or full sale of the club.

Another luxury brand to roar away on the HKEx?

There are many more miles to be travelled before this deal rides off into the sunset.