Mergers and Acquisitions

Business News

Big Deals Are Back With a $53 Billion Bang

A trio of transactions from Capital One, Truist, and Walmart have lifted the value of deals announced worldwide this year to $425 billion, a 55% increase from the same period in 2023.

Growth Strategies

Negotiating A Global Acquisition For Your MENA Business? Here's What You Need To Know

Tips for Middle Eastern companies navigating international acquisitions, and the challenges and opportunities these bring.

Growing a Business

From Growth to Profitable Exit — Actionable Strategies As You Sell Your Business

As you embrace the exciting shift toward a sale, remember that the most important thing is having a thoughtful transition strategy.

Growing a Business

How to Communicate Effectively and Build Positive Perception During a Merger or Acquisition (and Why It's Important)

Dive into the essentials of communication during mergers and acquisitions, where clear, consistent messaging is key to building trust with employees, customers and investors.

Business News

Warner Bros. and Paramount Just Met to Discuss a Possible Mega Merger

The two media titans want to consolidate to take on Netflix and Disney+.

News and Trends

"Big Ambitions And High Expectations" For Anghami's Merger With Fellow Homegrown Brand OSN+ To Create New MENA Streaming Giant

The merger of the two brands is the first of its kind in the region, with OSN Group investing up to US$50 million in Anghami, and the resulting platform set to have over 120 million registered users, more than 2.5 million paying subscribers, as well as over $100 million in revenue at closing.

News and Trends

Fincare SFB Set to Merge with AU Small Finance Bank

The notification states the appointed date for the merger as Feb. 1, 2024. With this merger, AU SFB, the largest among small finance banks, will have its market capitalization reach slightly over INR 50,000 crore. The deal will see AU SFB acquire Fincare Small Finance Bank for INR 4,416 crore

Business News

'Everyone Is Freaking Out': Disney Explores Sale of ABC Network and Stations Amid Financial Challenges

Walt Disney Co. is in preliminary discussions about potentially selling its ABC network and TV stations, with Nexstar Media Group expressing interest in the acquisition.

Science & Technology

AI Is the Biggest Thing in Tech Since the iPhone. Here's a Surprising Way Your Company Can Enter the Fray.

AI might become an inseparable part of our lives much sooner than you think.

Growing a Business

5 Tips for Leveraging M&A as a Growth Strategy

Those who assess the potential risks and returns of an acquisition to make an informed decision will reap the most rewards.

News and Trends

VLCC In A Strategic Merger Acquires D2C Men's Grooming Brand Ustraa

The beauty and skincare brand VLCC is acquiring the men's grooming, direct-to-consumer brand Ustraa through a combination of secondary buy-out and share swap.


Investors Predict a More Pronounced Consolidation Scenario in the Startup Ecosystem

The Indian startup scene would likely experience further consolidation from the perspective of investors. This happens as a result of the market's increasing rivalry and investors' ongoing search for methods to minimise risk and increase returns.

Growing a Business

The Rise of the Underdog: Why Holding Groups Won't Work for New Marketing and Media Giants

As smaller, growing agencies are ramping up talent, resources and focus, they're landing equally impressive clients and fees — and signifying that agency disruption is already well underway.

Business News

Will Apple Acquire Disney? An Influential Analyst Thinks So. 'Worth More Together.'

A merger would increase Apple's value by 15% to 25%.

Growing a Business

How to Create Value from a Merger in 4 Steps

M&A can be more successful when acquiring companies know what to look for and involve the right people to give them the right information.