Monte Dei Paschi Recapitalization

Download PDF Introduction On October 17th 2022 Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena, the world’s oldest bank, started its seventh capital raise in 14 years raising concerns among its shareholders. The bank encountered difficulties to secure large-scale commitments from investors with the Italian Treasury contributing 64% to the capital increase Read more…

Kroger Albertsons Deal

Download PDF Introduction The Kroger Company [KR : NYSE], one of the largest supermarket chains in the United States, has announced the acquisition of grocery store Albertsons [ACI : NYSE] in an attempt to expand its market share with hopes of reaching nearly 5000 stores across 48 states. The deal, Read more…

EY Breakup

Download PDF Introduction Ernst & Young is leading the biggest shake-up of the audition industry since the collapse of Artur Anderson two decades ago. Towards the end of 2021, EY started discussing a possible split of its advisory business from the auditing operations. The goal of this transaction is to Read more…

ADOBE FIGMA DEAL

Download PDF Introduction Adobe Inc, one of the largest software companies worldwide, has announced the acquisition of software design start-up Figma Inc in an attempt to expand its online collaboration tools and reach new customers. The deal, which is valued at around $20bn, is a mix of half cash and Read more…

Summer Deal Recap

Download PDF Welcome back from the summer break! Despite overall year-on-year declines in m&a activity following a record year in 2021, deal flow this year has been rather resilient in spite of the current macroeconomic conditions, including record inflation, conflict in Ukraine, supply crunches, and liquidity tightening from central banks. Read more…