Winter Deal Recap

  Welcome back from the winter break and happy 2020! Recent dominating headlines, such as the Australia bushfires and the Novel Coronavirus, have made many think the new year is off to a bad start. Has this negative sentiment also spread to the financial market? Despite the signs of the Read more…

2019 Deal Recap

2019 has indeed been a busy year in terms of M&A with many large deals and IPOs announced. A general trend observable throughout many of the industries can be one of consolidation: high costs and new tech-based entrants to the market is squeezing larger players, many of which have chosen Read more…

“The train to IPO is cancelled, we apologize for the inconvenience”: Infrastructure Fund GIP bids €1.98bn for Italian Railway Group Italo-NTV

Introduction On the 8th of February 2018, the shareholders of the Italian high-speed train operator Italo-NTV (Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori) (“The Company”) have accepted the offer of Global Infrastructure Partners (“GIP”) for the disposal of 100% of their stake, for an equity value of around €1.94bn. As a result, the plan Read more…