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Category Archives: Mergers etc

Deal Insight: InBev catches Grupo Modelo SAB for $20B

Anheuser Busch uis finally in ownership of 100% of Corona Extra. The larges star cast in the deal also features Constellation Brands, that runs the Distribution franchise and Anheuser Busch … Continue reading

June 29, 2012

A $16.2B inspired Walgreens snags Boots | The Deal Economy

This Draft was no different with Boots CEO Pessina managing to land a third of the 8% Walgreens equity swapped in exchange for this all share deal. the 8% equity … Continue reading

June 19, 2012

Facebook Institutional Demand can wait – Facebook uses up greenshoe as price drops below $34 | Deal Insight

According to informed sources posted by the Investment Bankers to Facebook, the first day of trading hit a few snags apart from the Trading system design for retail orders on … Continue reading

May 21, 2012

The Deal Economy: A mobile app for Facebook, 10k jobs cut at Sony, Burger King lists again

Burger King’s plans for a reverse merger My favourite meat patty just got back into the tinsel town of scrips trying to go public again. Burger King’s previous attempts at … Continue reading

April 9, 2012

Coty bids for LatAm boutique Avon | The Deal Economy

The Deal Economy Q1 round up   Firstly of course, everything else that happened in March but you fortgot to chalk up, was scribbled into sensible commentary on the weekend … Continue reading

April 2, 2012

The Deal Economy(Pt. II): College Basket Ball, Dodd Frank, Smaller IPOs, more POPs and junk sales

Indonesia gets a large bank deal as Temasek gets an offer to sell 68% stake in Bank Danamon to Singapore based DBS and on the other side US states run … Continue reading

March 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Mets are home free! | Deal insight

The infamous Judge Rakoff passed judgement on the mets well under the $178 mln watermark that is due to them when he ruled the Mets incl Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz … Continue reading

March 19, 2012

Is the wait over for UPS? TNT gets back on offer | Deal insight

UPS reported over the weekend or at least the Deal blogs did , that UPS had no choice but to wait for the acquiree TNT to get back to them … Continue reading

March 18, 2012

The Deal Economy: BATS listed, CBOE investigated, AIG Criticised, Deals net $4 bln! | Deal Insight

The Deal Economy showed up fatigue even as Temenos got tired of bidding for Misys and CBOE was put under investigation for its large bank clients misusing multiple platforms including … Continue reading

March 12, 2012