Theresa May’s crackdown on M&A ‘Asset-Strippers’ and the importance of Procurement

Theresa May’s crackdown on M&A ‘Asset-Strippers’ and the importance of Procurement

Jack Greenwood Blog, M&A, Private Equity

4C Associates’ Jack Greenwood considers how the Conservative Party’s Manifesto could impact M&A activity and lead to Procurement playing a growing role in Private Equity. Following the Conservative Party’s troubles during the Snap General Election, Prime Minister Theresa May will move to turn things around by implementing her party’s Manifesto. One key aspect of this document looks to block Investor …

Post Brexit M&A opportunities

Post Brexit M&A opportunities

Milan Panchmatia Blog, Brexit, M&A

4C Associates’ Milan Panchmatia considers how businesses can look to profit from the current period of uncertainty. Depending which media outlets you read, you might think Brexit represents the salvation or the destruction of the UK. The truth, as always, is somewhere in the middle. There are pros and cons to the country’s decision to leave the European Union and …

The future of M&A in Brexit Britain

The future of M&A in Brexit Britain

Milan Panchmatia Blog, Brexit, M&A

Uncertainty and major mergers and acquisitions are reluctant bedfellows, according to 4C Associates’ Milan Panchmatia – but there are reasons for optimism. The long-term implication of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union is difficult to predict. The initial reaction, at least from the stock markets, was a loss in confidence and whilst this has been reversed with the FTSE …

Building procurement’s profile during M&As

Milan Panchmatia Blog, M&A 0 Comments

Early involvement, savings delivery and knowing when to call on external expertise – a quick guide to building procurement’s profile during M&A activity. M&A activity has been increasing across the globe since 2008. According to financial software company Dealogic, global deal values hit the $1.75 trillion mark halfway through this year. Recent M&A activity includes General Electric’s $17 billion purchase …

Getting procurement through M&A

admin Blog, M&A 0 Comments

Mergers and Acquisitions are a fact of modern business life and most employees will experience a number of mergers or takeovers throughout their career. Often they will view such activity as a threat to their position within their current organisation. This need not be the case. The strategic drivers for a merger are varied, for example the acquiring organisation may …