Scenario: Uncertain environment, lack of cash-flows, contraction of the debt market, depressed asset prices and companies desperately in need of financing. So, what needs to be done?
The current scenario has provided opportunities for robust companies to take advantage of undervalued assets and for companies that are financially strained to divest non-core assets and focus on core competencies.
Mergers and Acquisitions 2009, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 7th - 9th December, will provide a platform for you to hear from the GCC experts about how, why, where and when to conduct successful M&A transactions. The momentum of M&A related activities will pick up in late 2009 - early 2010 and we, as the industry pioneers of an event of this kind, are setting the tone for this phenomenon.
Mon, 29/06/2015 - 12:48
Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review. ... »
Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57
Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »
Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06
The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »
Wed, 27/05/2015 - 11:00
State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »
Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00
This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »