This category not only includes topics related to acquisitions, but also includes topics such as divestitures, M&A, mergers, succession planning, etc.

Solar Funding And M&A Heated-Up In 2013

How a Solar System Works Large scale solar energy projects heated-up in 2013. According to EcoWatch’s recent blog and Mercom Capital Group’s white paper titled 2013 Fourth Quarter and Annual Solar Funding and M&A Executive Summary, dollar amounts of projects financed increased from $8.7 billion in 2012 to $13.6 billion in 2013, representing a 56% …

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Q1 2013 M&A Activity

Source: According to Thomson Reuters and the DealBook, edited by Andrew Ross Sorkin of the New York Times, the pace of worldwide M&A during the first quarter of 2013 was relatively slow.  The summary, highlighted below, reflects announced transactions and ranks them by value.  Goldman Sachs is on top of Thomson’s League Tables in …

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Remember The Good Old Days Of LBOs?

Remember the good old days of leveraged buyouts (LBOs)?   You know, buy control of a company by using a pile of debt, firing a lot of employees, and selling some hard assets.  Then, use the cash flow to pay capital providers of the transaction through principal payments, interest, and special dividends.  In the medium- …

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