A study by Value Walk reveals which M&As are more common and or successful, companies that have an older CEO or a younger CEO?
Australia’s deal market is experiencing a dramatic surge in competition. Three players currently have their hat in the ring for WCBF, which is an example of a real turning point for the Australian deal landscape.
In early December, the Australian Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey announced he would not approve Archer Daniels Midland’s proposed takeover of grain handler GrainCorp. It was a decision that was closely watched by those in the financial markets both in Australia and abroad. The decision was made hot on the heels of newly elected Prime Minister Abbot’s statement during his victory speech that “Australia is under new management” and “open for business.”
The Intralinks DFI is unique – a predictive indicator of future M&A activity, about six months ahead of deals being announced. There are plenty of companies that track M&A activity retrospectively, but only Intralinks gives dealmakers a data-driven forecast, of how the global M&A market will perform over the next few quarters.