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China enters new era of antitrust regulation
China plans to consolidate its three merger and antitrust agencies into a single body. What does this mean for dealmakers?
Taiwanese firms expand their horizons abroad in Q1 2018
While Taiwan traditionally attracts global attention for its semiconductor assets, local firms are increasingly looking to move into markets overseas
France softens its borders for M&A renaissance
Macron’s bold vision for Europe has translated into a flurry of dealmaking activity as French firms seek growth abroad
Private equity sees winning streak continue into 2018
Peak funding conditions experienced in 2017 continue to boost investor sentiment, but challenges loom
Global dealmaking quick off the block in Q1
A record-setting first quarter of 2018 has laid the foundation for another blockbuster year of dealmaking, with US M&A in full swing and disruptive market entrants continuing to fuel activity
Infrastructure investment: new frontiers or blurred boundaries?
Asset shortages and rapid technological change are forcing many to rethink what “infrastructure” really means
Latin American private equity climbs to a new high
Private equity funds targeting the region shook off political and economic change to deliver a record 2017, while economic recovery and reforms in key markets prophesy a strong 2018
Chinese outbound M&A set to change course in 2018
A push for greater regulatory clarity combined with the One Belt, One Road initiative could pave the way for an increased focus on overseas dealmaking in 2018
Will economic pressures open private equity to more women?
Three trends—including increasing pressure from clients—may drive PE firms to improve gender balance within their ranks and promote more women to senior positions in the field
Media moguls pursue M&A to survive and thrive
Media M&A deal value hit its second-highest year on record in 2017, as the need for traditional media groups to build scale led to a number of market-defining deals
Shifting buying habits fuel consumer acquisition spree in 2017
A shakeup within the consumer industry generated a flurry of deals in 2017. We track three influential trends that will continue to drive activity in 2018