Temperature’s Rising: The growing importance of ESG to EMEA M&A

In the week's epsiode we're looking at the growing importance of ESG to M&A in the EMA region. That's follwing on from a report by SS&C Intralinks and Mergermarket onthe topic link below.


Joining Julie-Anna needham is Tanja Gihr, Managing Director and Head of ESG Advisory EMEA, Sustainable & Impact Banking (SIB) at Barclays Investment Bank.

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APAC Power Generation in the M&A Market

In this week’s special podcast, we will be discussing the power generation M&A market in APAC and examinoing recent robust activity as companies look to accelerate their transformation. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Adrian Aw who is Managing Director at Cantor Fitzgerald based in Hong Kong.

Adrian' Aw's Linkedin profile: linkedin.com/in/adrian-aw-48b27222

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Diamond Jubilee Episode - New Research Reveals How M&A Deal Leaks Evolved During the Pandemic

In this weeks’ episode celebrating Dealcast’s 75th episode, we’re discussing the M&A Annual Leaks Report a recent study that looks at deals through December 31, 2021, conducted by the M&A Research Centre (MARC) at Bayes Business School, for SS&C Intralinks which analyses the global significances of pre-announced trading (SPAT) and its effect on M&A bids. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Dr Valeriya Vitkova, Senior Research Fellow & Course Director at Bayes Business School.

Please see Deal Leaks blog here:: https://www.intralinks.com/blog/2022/11/new-research-reveals-how-ma-deal-leaks-evolved-during-pandemic?utm_source=mergermarket&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=7015d000001odys

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On your marks – Porsche may jumpstart H2 IPO race, but valuation talk complex

In this episode we’re finding out about Porsche’s IPO, the biggest listing in Europe for some time. Joining Julie-Anna Needham in Sam Kerr, who is the Senior ECM Editor in EMEA for ION Analytics - Dealogic and Mergermarket.

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Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard – what regulatory challenges have they faced so far?

In this episode we’re looking at regulatory approval of a huge deal in the gaming industry, Microsoft’s takeover of Activision Blizzard which makes Call of Duty widely seen as one of most successful gaming franchises ever. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Jacob Parry who is Chief Regulatory Correspondent of EMEA at PaRR/DealReporter.

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Latin America – Growing opportunities in the Pet care industry

In this episode we’re finding out about the M&A Pet care market in Latin American. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Ana Toral Mergermarket’s correspondent for Chile.

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Deal Flow Predictor – Intralinks’ quarterly prediction of future trends in the global M&A market (Q4 2022)

In this week's special episode, Julie-Anna Needham is joined by the Co-Head of SS&C Intralinks, Ken Bisconti, who will provide an exclusive preview of global M&A activity through the findings of Intralinks’s Q4 2022 addition of their Deal Flow Predictor.

Link to the latest Deal Flow Predictor

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Nuclear family: Fusion power’s popularity booms

In this episode we’re finding out about fusion power and how it fits into the wider conversation about nuclear energy. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Mark Druskoff who reports on the energy markets for Mergermarket.

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Trends driving dealflow in the business services space – Clearwater International Multiples Heatmap podcast (Episode 3)

In this weeks’ special episode, Julie-Anna Needham is joined by Clearwater International’s managing partner and head of private equity Marcus Archer who will provide some insight into valuation trends in European private equity. Joining Marcus will be Rob Burden who is a Partner at Clearwater International. Rob will examine recent activity in the business services space across Europe.

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Reframing M&A around Stakeholder Relationships: Economic, Political and Social Processes

For this episode, Julie-Anna Needam is joined by Simon Segal Director of Mergermarket Australia and a DealReporter Consultant Editor. We’re going to founding out about a book Simon has written which is based on his PHD thesis, it’s called “Reframing Mergers and Acquisitions around Stakeholder Relationships: Economic, Political and Social Processes”.

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abrdn examines the thriving private equity secondary market 2022

In this week’s special podcast, in partnership with Abrdn, we will be discussing the secondaries market for private equity. We’ll explore how the sponsor-led secondaires segment is thriving, whilst the market for classic LP portfolio secondaries has been rather more subdued. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Patrick Knechtli - Head of Secondaries, Private Equity, Jin Yan-Staal - Investment Director and Cameron Graham - Deputy Head of Secondaries, Private Equity all from abrdn.

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Europe’s TMT activity has been exciting for dealmakers, here’s why…

This is week’s episode we’re looking at TMT activity across Europe in 2022. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Charlie Taylor-Kroll Head of TMT M&A EMEA at Mergermarket.

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US Spotlight on SPACs: De-SPAC companies becoming acquisition targets

In this week’s episode we’re exploring the SPAC landscape in the US. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Rachel Stone a fintech reporter for Mergermarket.

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EMEA M&A Trends for H2 2022 – Bloodied but unbowed

In this week’s episode we’re looking at EMEA M&A trends in the first half of 2022 and the comparison to recent years. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Jonathan Klonowski, M&A market insight analyst at Mergermarket.

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China’s amended Anti-Monopoly Laundering includes substantial changes, but some additions need clarity

In this week's episode we’re hearing from China about the new amendments to the country’s merger review regime that will take affect from the 1st August 2022. Joining Julie-Anna Needham is Shirley Feng who is China regulatory reporter based in Beijing and Lisha Zhou who is the China Managing Editor for DealReporter and PaRR who is based in Shanghai.

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