DealCloserBlog Roundup August 29

Your guide on M&A, corporate development and investment banking news. This week features the Burger King deal, online deal sourcing and tech M&A.

29 August 2014


Welcome to your guide on the most interesting M&A, corporate development, alternative investments and debt capital markets news and events.

Because you can’t follow all of the dealmaking updates, we do it for you. Each week we will share the top stories featured on our blog to catch you up to speed. Check these out …

  1. Tax inversion critics started pointing the finger at Burger King over its plans to acquire Canada-based Tim Hortons. But Matt Porzio explains why this deal is probably just about a north of the border tax break.
  2. Exhausted all efficiencies but looking for strategic growth? Look at how the players in the booming tech M&A sector do it.
  3. Think your financial modeling skills are savvy? Then sign up for the 2014 Financial Modeling World Championship competition, ModelOff.
  4. Intralinks' CEO Ron Hovsepian shares online deal sourcing insights and information about the Intralinks DealNexus platform on Bloomberg TV. The six minute segment is available here.
  5. Tech sector M&As  are popping up all around — year-to-date deals announced so far this year have reached $174.4 billion

Thanks for reading. Stay tuned to our blog each week for more highlights.

Marc Songini

Marc Songini

Marc Songini has worked in the information technology field for more than 16 years. His roles have included those of journalist, analyst, and marketing communications specialist. He admits that when he started out as a cub high tech reporter, Netscape was still rocking the industry with a wondrous new user interface called a “browser.” During his 10 years with International Data Group (IDG), Marc wrote for NetworkWorld and Computerworld, both award-winning magazines. Marc specializes in cloud, enterprise apps, and figuring out the meaning of being human in an automated world.

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