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We focus on local and international deals up to US$500 million in value across a wide range of sectors. Since the start of 2012 our partner firms have collectively completed over 230 deals, in 30 countries worldwide with an aggregate value of over US$17.5 billion.

For the latest news and developments from across the Mergers Alliance network please select a link below. 

Mergers Alliance launches Summer 2016 issue of its international newsletter

20th July 2016
The newsletter includs market updates together with news, events, recruits, deals and publications around the partnership
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Mergers Alliance UK announced the recruitment of a new direct entry partner, Hamish Shah.

18th May 2016
Hamish has 20 years of M&A experience having worked at Cable & Wireless, Merrill Lynch and Capstan Capital Partners and the combination of his experience of working within industry, bulge bracket investment banking and at a mid-market advisory business will be a real asset to Mergers Alliance partnership and its client base.
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Mergers Alliance partner in the UK awarded UK Corporate Finance House of the Year

21st April 2016
Catalyst has been named UK Corporate Finance House of the Year at the Private Equity Awards in recognition of the quality of deals completed in the last year.
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Mergers Alliance partners, Capitalmind and EquityGate, announce their merger to create a pan-European corporate finance firm

18th April 2016
Providing unique sector knowledge and global reach, the new group will operate under the trade name ‘Capitalmind’, and be run from six offices across Europe, including Benelux, France, the Nordics, Germany and Slovenia. The new Capitalmind has been designed to respond to clients’ wishes for a fully integrated pan-European and international corporate finance advisory.
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Odin Financial Advisors, Mergers Alliance's partner in Turkey, launches its Online Classifieds M&A sector report

13th April 2016
The global online classifieds industry continues to benefit from the increased adoption of internet services and the rapid shift of advertising budgets to online platforms which in turn enhances monetization boosting global M&A
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The Headwaters Aerospace, Defense, Government and Security team attended the 2016 RSA Conference in San Francisco.

13th April 2016
RSA Conference held its 25th annual event at the Moscone Center in San Francisco and brought together a record number of more than 40,000 attendees. Attendees experienced keynotes, peer-to-peer sessions, top notch track sessions, tutorials and seminars along with networking and social activities - Key takeaways of the event included:
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Toridoll / Wok to Walk best deal of the year, Capitalmind best M & A advisor in the Netherlands

27th January 2016
Capitalmind, Mergers Alliance Partner in the Netherlands, has been awarded Dutch Deal of the Year 2015 for the Toridoll - Wok to Walk deal completed with the assistance of Yamaichi, Mergers Alliance partner in Japan.
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Mergers Alliance launches Winter 2015 issue of its international quartely newsletter

23rd December 2015
The newsletter includes market updates together with news, events, recruits, deals and publications around the partnership
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Capitalmind, Mergers Alliance's partner in France, Benelux and Denmark, launches its Testing Inspection and Certification Sector Report

30th November 2015
The M&A market for TIC has become highly favorable for sellers, as trade-buyers target external growth, and PE opt for aggressive ‘buy-and-build’ growth strategies
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Mergers Alliance launches Bakery and Pastry M&A update - Evolving consumer lifestyles driving M&A activity

13th November 2015
Global consumer trends for health, convenience and indulgence are driving growth in the mature bakery industry. Competition is high for those bakery manufacturers and retailers that can meet consumer preferences, with the major bakery manufacturers that need to access faster-growing niches paying attractive valuations for high quality assets.
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