Is Mergermarket legit?

Is Mergermarket legit?

We are a leading independent M&A media service with an unrivaled network of over 300 dedicated M&A journalists based in 65 locations across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and Africa.

Who owns merger market?

ION Investment Group Limited
BC PartnersGIC
Acuris/Parent organizations

Why did eBay and Skype fail?

In 2011, eBay was fortunate to find a higher bidder for Skype. It sold Skype to Microsoft and realized a $1.4 billion profit. 1 While the eBay and Skype merger failed because eBay miscalculated its customers’ demand for Skype’s product, other M&A deals have failed for completely different reasons.

What is the most successful merger?

Top Mergers

  • Vodafone and Mannesmann. This merger, which took place in 2000, was worth over $180 billion and is the largest merger and acquisition deal in history.
  • America Online and Time Warner.
  • Pfizer and Warner-Lambert.
  • AT and BellSouth.
  • Exxon and Mobil.

What happened to Mergermarket Group?

In November 2013, Pearson agreed to sell Mergermarket Group to London private equity investor BC Partners in a transaction valuing the business intelligence and news service at £382m including debt. Based on the deal, Mergermarket Group was valued at 15 times its last year operating income.

When did the Financial Times merge with the Financial News?

After 57 years of rivalry the Financial Times and the Financial News were merged in 1945 by Brendan Bracken to form a single six-page newspaper. The Financial Times brought a higher circulation while the Financial News provided much of the editorial talent.

Is the Financial Times owned by Pearson?

In August 2006 the company, then known as Mergermarket Ltd, was acquired by The Financial Times Group for £101m, publisher of the Financial Times newspaper and FT Group was a division of Pearson PLC, the international media group. In 2013, the company was renamed to Mergermarket Group.

What did Mergermarket’s 1q21 report reveal?

London, United Kingdom, 7 April 2021: Mergermarket, the leading provider of M&A data and intelligence, has released its 1Q21 report which revealed that the first quarter of 2021 reached USD 1.16tn in transactions, surpassing even red-hot 2018 and 2019, making 2021 the most active annual opening on record.