Sainsbury’s fast tracks its click & collect order for Argos

After a year of speculation, the Home Retail Group (Argos to you and me) saw the wrangling for its ownership finally take a clearer direction on Friday, when J Sainsbury Plc tabled a £1.1bn offer for the UK-based general merchandise retailer.

Anbang Insurance checks in to the Starwood Hotels deal!

Proof that a deal is never completed until the final legal contracts have been signed has once again been demonstrated with the 11th hour bid for Starwood Hotels by China's Anbang Insurance that has literally emerged overnight.

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.