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PE & VC Trends in LATAM

By Adem Abbas and Fabrizio Coccaro Initially posted on the BSPEC blog Introduction Last year, many investors began noticing Latin America for their large private equity and venture capital deals, often backed by the SoftBank group. With 20% of Softbank’s fund portfolio invested into countries such as Mexico and Colombia due to their

Canada M&A Roundup Q4 2019

Contribution from Kirill Sukhikh, Edited by Vlad Kovalenko Canadian M&A market in the fourth quarter has seen a decrease in aggregate deal value by $8.8B comparing to the previous quarter. 677 deals valued at $69.8B were announced over the third quarter. Consumer Cyclical sector accounted for $17.27B, Financial sector for $16.24B

Management Buy-Ins (MBIs)

By Peter Maxwell and Štěpán Koníř Initially posted on the BSPEC blog MBI, MBO and BIMBO…No, this is not a fairy tale about the big-eared elephant and his siblings. In fact, these terms refer to a class of acquisitions with an active role of management; management buy-in (MBI), management buyout (MBO) and

Canada M&A Roundup Q3 2019

Canadian M&A market remained robust in Q3, even though experiencing a slight decline after an outstanding second quarter. During the third quarter, 665 transactions valued at $61.2B were announced. While the Canadian buyers were less active during the quarter, the foreign companies continue to be interested in Canadian businesses. During

Should I Take an Unpaid Investment Banking Internship?

Unpaid Investment Banking Internships I get asked this often but have never taken the time to address it. Other variants of this question include an unpaid private equity internship (usually a search fund) or corporate finance internship. Unless you are working for your father’s massive company, I think in 95% of cases,

US M&A Roundup Q3 2019

As the tensions between US and China escalated sharply during the third quarter, the global mergers and acquisitions market, as well as the US activity, plunged to reflect the higher risk and greater uncertainty about the potential dealmaking. Deal making in the US fell 40% from last year to $289

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