June 27, 2014

G.E.’s Bid for Alstom: Getting a Mutually Agreeable M&A Deal Done

Recently, a final bid was approved by the French government for General Electric Co.’s acquisition of Alstom SA. Although the two companies have been in […]
May 30, 2014

A Bidding War for Hillshire Brands

Earlier this month Hillshire Brands offered a bid at $4.3 billion for Pinnacle Foods in a cash-and-stock deal. Many analysts thought it was a surprisingly […]
May 14, 2014

Apple, Inc. Beats Acquisition: A Foot in the Door

After the recent news reports of Apple Inc. to acquire Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, one might wonder if this deal is intended to substitute […]
April 29, 2014

A Mega-mess for Ad Agency Mega-Mergers

As one might recall, last summer Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) and Publicis Groupe SA (PUB.FR) announced a $35 billion merger that would create the largest […]