M&A News

The Institute for Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances is a not-for-profit think tank and the only globally recognized association for M&A.

Our faculty and M&A experts are frequently sought after commentators in international media. Among the renown newspapers are Financial Times, Le Monde, New York Time and Wall Street Journal, news agencies like Bloomberg, Dow Jones, and Thomson Reuters or Television as Bloomberg and CNN. Below you find a collection of our faculty and Institute “in the news”.

Experts: M&A activity continues strong growth

Experts: M&A activity continues strong growth

by The Saigon Times
Experts at a major forum in HCMC painted a rosy picture for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Vietnam, saying the accumulated value of deals would continue leaping in the coming years after reaching new highs last year. Christopher Kummer, president of the Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA), said M&A activity is bustling in Vietnam and that this trend […] Read more

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Experts: M&A activity continues strong growth

Experts: M&A activity continues strong growth

by vietnambreakingnews
Experts at a major forum in HCMC painted a rosy picture for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Vietnam, saying the accumulated value of deals would continue leaping in the coming years after reaching new highs last year. Christopher Kummer, president of the Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA), said M&A activity is bustling in Vietnam and that this trend […] Read more

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M&A transactions valued at over USD3 billion in first half

M&A transactions valued at over USD3 billion in first half

by talkvietnam
This was revealed in a press conference for M&A 2016 forum, held on July 25th in Hanoi. Professor Christopher Kummer, President of Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances (IMAA), said that so far this year, Vietnam has made big progress on the global M&A rankings when the country climbed to the 20th place with nearly 400 transactions; […] Read more

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Alcoa – Abspaltungen lohnen sich

Alcoa – Abspaltungen lohnen sich

by Wirtschaftswoche
Der Aluminiumkonzern Alcoa trennt sein Geschäft in zwei Sparten – eine gute Entscheidung. Eine Reihe großer Abspaltungen beschäftigt derzeit die Konzernwelt: Angefangen bei Ebay und Paypal über Bayer und Covestro, Reckitt Benckiser und sein Pharmageschäft, LVMH und Hermès bis hin zu Alcoa in dieser Woche. Der Trend scheint ungebrochen – und die Idee dahinter ist ebenso gut wie sinnvoll: Denn meistens lohnt sich eine Abspaltung.Read more

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Pfizer, Allergan deal dead, what could be next?

Pfizer, Allergan deal dead, what could be next?

by CNBC
A $160 billion merger between Pfizer and Allergan lay in tatters Wednesday and left experts contemplating whether more deals could be hit by new tax rules issued by the U.S. Treasury. The deal, which would have allowed New York-based Pfizer to cut its tax bill by redomiciling to Ireland, has now been formally ended. Fresh rules issued Monday make it tougher for target companies to pass on their overseas registered address and in turn, beneficial tax rates. […] Read more

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Metro will sich aufspalten

Metro will sich aufspalten

by Handelsblatt
Kurz nach seinem Amtsantritt als Metro-Chef im Januar 2012 setzte Olaf Koch ein Zeichen. Er verlegte sein Büro vom Hauptgebäude der Düsseldorfer Zentrale, der Brücke 1, zur Brücke 13, von wo das Tagesgeschäft der Großhandelsmärkte geführt wird. Damit rückte er „Cash & Carry“ wieder in den Fokus des Handelskonzerns – die Sparte, mit der bei Metro vor gut 50 Jahren alles begann. […] Read more

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