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How advanced analytics is being used in M&A to build talent

FOR BUYERS

How are talent shortages driving M&A? A recent EY Global Capital Confidence Barometer report found that 52 per cent of the businesses they spoke to said they were planning to actively pursue M&A in the coming months. The survey found that motivations for deal activity centred around the desire to boost their transitional capabilities. In other words, businesses need to be highly adaptable and flexible in order to compete in an increasingly tech-driven world. Agility is the new must-have capa...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Private Company Price Index (PCPI)

It has been a busy last six months for mergers and acquisitions and early indications at the start o...

FOR SELLERS

Growing trend for vendor due diligence

As trade buyers return in greater numbers to the M&A market, there is increasing competition to buy ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Poor Performance of family run businesses

Five years of research by the Centre for Economics Performance at the London School of Economics, an...

SECTOR GUIDES

Selling a magazine title

Appealing magazine titles do not come onto the market for genuine reasons that often. But this is wh...

FOR BUYERS

Preparing a Business for Sale

The New Year is traditionally a time when many of us take stock of our lives and make plans for the ...

FOR BUYERS

Will 2007 be another record year?

2006 has been a record year for global M&A, and the latest reports from financial institutions show ...

INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

TUPE Regulations 2006

When buying all or part of a business, it is important to be aware that you will inherit not only it...

DISTRESSED BUSINESSES

Quick guide to corporate insolvency

Over the past six months stories about retailers and businesses "going into liquidation," "calling i...

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