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…

IPOs Volatility and Stabilizing Tools

Download PDF IPOs volatility Initial returns of initial public offerings are usually large, averaging 15.1% over the 1965–2004 period (excluding the dot.com bubble interval that would further boost IPOs returns). For investors that can buy IPOs at the offer price, IPOs are a good short-run investment. However, we should care Read more…

Winter Deal Recap

Download PDF Welcome back from the winter break and happy 2021! According to JPMorgan, the outlook of M&A in 2021 is very positive. Indeed, mainly due to a reduction in political uncertainty, the development of vaccines and strong capital markets, there is increased confidence in management and board of directors, Read more…

Is the IPO dead?

Download PDF   Introduction Bullish tech valuations have companies flocking towards stock exchanges to make their debut on public markets. The IPO market is hot according to data from Zephyr, which says 53 companies worldwide went public in September1, a 331% increase compared to the same time last year. 22% Read more…