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.
Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14
New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 16:18
The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one. ... »
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 18:04
Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »
Tue, 17/02/2015 - 06:00
Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »
Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01
Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »