M&A continues to gather pace in Global Biotech
The rising pace of M&A within the global biotech industry is playing a key role the sector's recovery, a dynamic we expect to continue.
Lithium developers... Brace yourself for the recovery
Geologist, James Cooper, offers his take on why developers could be entering a Goldilocks period as the lithium sector braces for a recovery
6 ASX micro-cap stocks that could benefit as M&A activity rolls over
Mergers and acquisitions among small- and micro-caps appear to be on the rise, as slowing activity at the larger end of the market rolls over amid higher inflation,...
Why Wesfarmers should lift its offer for API
A long-awaited development in the battle for control of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (ASX: API) occurred recently; the release of the scheme booklet....
Big opportunities for small-cap investors in IPOs and secondary placements
2021 was an exciting year for initial public offerings and placements. 55 companies with an offer price greater than A$20 million made their debut on the ASX during...
Buy Hold Sell: 5 stocks with sparkling New Year's resolutions
There are exactly two weeks until 2021 is behind us. And with it, comes the tradition of crafting New Year's resolutions. Just like us, some of our local listed stocks...
"Unbelievable!" KKR says M&A momentum is not just a stock market story
Stocks have soared on the back of the more than US$3.6 trillion of M&A deals inked in 2021 so far. But private debt has also done well, as Jeremiah Lane, a partner in...
Tyndall’s Brad Potter shares lessons from 20 years of investing
Brad Potter, Head of Equities at Tyndall, learned some of his biggest investing lessons in the Great Sandy Desert and The Pilbara. Before embarking on a career in...
Why do most acquisitions fail?
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are often pitched with flashy PowerPoints and lofty promises, but a lot can go wrong. In this piece, we put M&A to the test. We find out...
Bringing merger arbitrage into the mainstream
We recently discussed a takeover transaction in Vitalharvest Freehold Trust (ASX: VTH) that offered a favourable risk/reward scenario that has since gone on to deliver...
How merger arbitrage drove returns north of 50%
Australia has proven a fertile environment for merger and acquisition activity in recent months. As other nations continue to grapple with the pandemic fallout,...
Place your BETs
Betmakers (ASX: BET) is a provider of data, technology and software tools to wagering operators and racing bodies globally. Amongst other things its products include...
What an M&A boom would mean for investors
Global mergers and acquisition activity topped US$1.3 trillion in the first quarter of 2021, setting a new record for the strongest opening period ever and suggesting...
Off the Charts! AMP spinoff, the fall and rise of Lithium, and staff steal €100 million using shopping bags
G'day and welcome back to the latest instalment of Off the Charts! where we bring you the biggest headlines of the week on all things investing, and the odd item we...
The Private Equity ‘Wall Of Money’
A recent market report from Pitcher Partners found that M & A activity in 2017 increased 55% compared with the prior year, with numerous industry players such as...
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