Category: Debt Deals

Buy, Fix, Sell, Repeat – Blackstone’s Acquisition of TeamHealth

The Blackstone Group LP (NYSE: BX) – market cap as of 11/11/2016: $28.95bn TeamHealth Holdings (NYSE: TMH) – market cap as of 11/11/2016: $3.07bn Introduction On the 31st of October 2016 Team Health Holdings Inc. announced that the company has reached an agreement to be acquired by a group of investors led by Blackstone Group […]

Liberty Media Won the Formula One’s Acquisition Race

Liberty Media Group (LMCA, LMCB, LMCK) – market cap as of 28/09/2016: $9.61bn Introduction On September 7, Liberty Media Corporation, a US-based mass media company, announced a two-step acquisition of Formula One in a deal that values the company at $8bn, and its equity at $4.4bn. Liberty Media Corporation will perform the acquisition through a […]

A new giant to save hearts: Abbott Laboratories acquires St. Jude Medical for 25bn

Introduction Abbott agreed on Thursday, May 5th, to acquire St. Jude Medical in a cash and stock offer for c. $25bn. By combining, Abbott and St. Jude Medical will capture a larger position across the market for cardiovascular devices. This was the largest in a flurry of health-care deals announced last week including Sanofi’s $9.3bn […]

You Shall Not Merge!

Introduction M&A activity in 2015 has surpassed the peak from 2007 driven by deals in pharmaceuticals, energy, and consumer sector. Many of the factors that helped the dealmakers in 2015 are still in place, but the bond market turmoil and geopolitical instability might play a role in 2016 together with other factors that are yet […]

Sherwin-Williams paints its competitor Valspar and dreams big

Sherwin-Williams, market cap as of 15/04/2016: $27.154bn Valspar, market cap as of 15/04/2016: $8.469bn   Introduction Sherwin-Williams, the largest producer of paints in the United States, agreed to buy rival Valspar Corp., for about $9.3 billion, to become the world’s biggest coatings maker. This compelling combination will lead to a significant expansion in Asia-Pacific and […]

Atlantia S.p.A misses £2.0bn ticket for London City Airport. Canadian funds don’t.

Atlantia; Market Cap: €19.57bn (as of 4th March 2016)  The Deal  On February 2, a consortium led by Ontario Teacher’s Pension Plan (OTPP) and formed by OMERS Private Markets, Alberta Investment Management and Wren House (fund of the Kuwait Investment Authority), announced the acquisition of London City Airport (LCY) for £2.0bn. The airport was put […]

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