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QFINANCE Blog Category: Mergers and Acquisitions

  1. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    A week in the world of business and finance (August 29 – September 2, 2011)

    Each week QFINANCE will endeavor to bring you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days in finance and business, as well as some of the most fascinating websites and links that have crossed our path. We hope you'll enjoy reading, we hope you'll have a great weekend and we hope that you'll come back each Friday to brush up on your finance and business knowledge.

  2. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    A week in the world of business and finance (August 15 - 19, 2011)

    Each week QFINANCE will endeavor to bring you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days in finance and business, as well as some of the most fascinating websites and links that have crossed our path. We hope you'll enjoy reading, we hope you'll have a great weekend and we hope that you'll come back each Friday to brush up on your finance and business knowledge.

  3. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    A week in the world of business and finance (August 8 - 12, 2011)

    Each week QFINANCE will endeavor to bring you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days in finance and business, as well as some of the most fascinating websites and links that have crossed our path. We hope you'll enjoy reading, we hope you'll have a great weekend and we hope that you'll come back each Friday to brush up on your finance and business knowledge.

  4. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    A week in the world of business and finance (July 11 - 15, 2011)

    Each week QFINANCE will endeavor to bring you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days in finance and business, as well as some of the most fascinating websites and links that have crossed our path. We hope you'll enjoy reading, we hope you'll have a great weekend and we hope that you'll come back each Friday to brush up on your finance and business knowledge.

  5. Finance Blogger: Anthony Harrington

    Pondering the premium on Texas Instruments' acquisition of National Semiconductor

    Texas Instruments’ acquisition of rival chip maker National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion is the biggest M&A deal in the chip manufacturing sector for many years and reinforces the dominance, since the 2008 crash, of corporate acquirers over private equity players.

  6. Finance Blogger: Anthony Harrington

    Exchanging fates – why exchanges merge and why it matters

    At the time of writing, the London Stock Exchange’s bid for the Toronto Exchange TMX, which most people, including the LSE and TMX, thought was a done deal, had just collapsed. The LSE failed to secure approval from the necessary 66% of TMX shareholders and that was that. The larger question behind all this merger mania is: why? Why are exchanges all round the world looking to partner up, even if the partner is a continent away?

  7. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    A week in the world of business and finance (July 4 – July 8, 2011)

    Each week QFINANCE will endeavor to bring you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days in finance and business, as well as some of the most fascinating websites and links that have crossed our path. We hope you'll enjoy reading, we hope you'll have a great weekend and we hope that you'll come back each Friday to brush up on your finance and business knowledge.

  8. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    A week in the world of business and finance (June 27 – July 1, 2011)

    Each week QFINANCE will endeavor to bring you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days in finance and business, as well as some of the most fascinating websites and links that have crossed our path. We hope you'll enjoy reading, we hope you'll have a great weekend and we hope that you'll come back each Friday to brush up on your finance and business knowledge.

  9. Finance Blogger: QFINANCE Editor

    A week in the world of business and finance (June 20 - 24, 2011)

    Each week QFINANCE will endeavor to bring you some of the biggest news stories from the past five days in finance and business, as well as some of the most fascinating websites and links that have crossed our path. We hope you'll enjoy reading, we hope you'll have a great weekend and we hope that you'll come back each Friday to brush up on your finance and business knowledge.

  10. Finance Blogger: Anthony Harrington

    Stewardship – the “other half of the hinge” in corporate governance

    The UK Stewardship Code was launched by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) in July 2010 and seemed to promptly vanish, almost without a splash, into that great pool of worthy things that one should do if one ever got around to it. The code - dubbed “the other half of the hinge” by FRC Chairman Baroness Hogg, since it is meant to complement the corporate governance code aimed at corporate board - was widely approved and widely dismissed, though not in public.

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