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

Headwaters MB Named Investment Bank of the Year Finalist by The M&A Advisor
16th Sep 2014
M&A Advisor recently announced that Headwaters MB has been named a finalist for the Investment Bank of the Year award as well as within ten other categories from the annual M&A Advisor Awards. More...
Catalyst shortlisted for unquote” British Private Equity Awards Corporate Financier of the Year
16th Sep 2014
Catalyst Corporate Finance has been shortlisted in the Corporate Financier of the Year category by the judging panel of the “unquote” British Private Equity Awards 2014. More...
Headwaters MB Director of Business Development Brendan Burke interviewed on Bloomberg LP Radio.
4th Sep 2014
Boomers Are Making a Boom Industry is the topic of discussion between Host Kevin Price and Guest Brendan Burke on this segment of the Price of Business. More...
Singhi Advisors, Mergers Alliance partner in India, makes two senior hires
27th Aug 2014
Preparing for the economic boom and next level of growth, Singhi Advisors has expanded its leadership team by recruiting two senior professionals – Mr Bimal Raj and Mr Narayan Shetkar. More...
IBS Securities, Mergers Alliance partner in Japan, changes its name to Yamaichi Securities Co., Ltd.
21st Aug 2014
Inheriting the traditions of the former Yamaichi Securities, the reborn Yamaichi Securities aspires to be one of the global investment banks in Japan. More...
Catalyst's Consultancy M&A update - Consultancy M&A driven by increasingly sophisticated client demands
8th Jul 2014
The global economic recovery and a progressively complex multi-national operating environment are increasing demand for consultancy services. Consultancies and financial investors are using M&A to pursue growth opportunities and to meet the needs of a more challenging and sophisticated global client base. More...
Capitalmind launches Fabulous 40 Food & Drink 2014 – Fifth edition
2nd Jul 2014
The Fabulous 40 survey is the survey which charts the growth of the 40 fastest Food & Drink companies in the Netherlands More...
Catalyst wins ‘M&A Corporate Finance Advisor of the Year’ award
30th Jun 2014
Catalyst Corporate Finance was named M&A Corporate Finance Advisor of the Year at the 2014 annual M&A Awards. More...
French based Mergers Alliance partner, Capital Partner and Dutch based Mergers Alliance partner, BlueMind fully merged into Capitalmind.
26th Jun 2014
Capitalmind is the merger of two independent and owner-managed Corporate Finance Advisory firms – both founded in 1999 - holding leading positions in France and Benelux. More...
NORGESTION Sponsors Annual International Forum for Senior Management in the Food & Drink Sector
24th Jun 2014
On the 12 June and co-sponsored by the Mergers Alliance Spanish partner, NORGESTION, Instituto Internacional San Telmo in Sevilla held, the 2014 edition of SEMSA Seminar under the slogan ¨ Searching for Value in the Food Chain. More...
Mergers Alliance expands its global footprint as Southeast Asian M&A firm, Khronos Advisory, joins the partnership
19th Jun 2014
Mergers Alliance is very pleased to increase our presence in Southeast Asia with the admission of the Thailand based firm Khronos Advisory (www.khronosadvisory.com) into our partnership of leading mid-market corporate finance companies around the world. More...
Mergers Alliance launches summer 2014 issue of Mergers Review, its international quartely newsletter
11th Jun 2014
The newsletter will include market updates together with news, events, recruits, deals and publications around the partnership More...
Bridge Capital, Mergers Alliance partner in South Africa, undertakes an exploratory trip to Ghana
9th Jun 2014
Its objective was two-fold. Firstly, to better understand the current economic, diplomatic, legislative and governmental state of Ghana. Secondly, to assess the numerous opportunities that came to their attention over the past year. More...
EquityGate, launches its German M&A market update
27th May 2014
New drive in German M&A: Strong domestic economy and active foreign buyers accelerate transaction activity – MidCap segment remains reluctant More...
IPOPEMA Securities, Mergers Alliance Partner in Poland receives a shower of awards for its outstanding performance during 2013.
19th May 2014
Emea Finance, Parkiet Daily, Forbes and the Warsaw Stock Exchange recognise the excellence of the Polish firm by awarding the company in different categories. More...
Mexican independent M&A firm, FGA Banqueros de Inversion, joins the Mergers Alliance Partnership
30th Apr 2014
Mergers Alliance is very pleased to welcome the Mexican firm FGA Banqueros de Inversion (www.fga.com.mx) into our partnership of class leading mid-market corporate finance companies. More...
Mergers Alliance partner in US, Headwaters MB, expands team with two new Managing Directors
23rd Apr 2014
Headwaters announced that Richard L. deNey has joined the firm as a Managing Director to help lead the growth of its Technology practice and Mr. Samrat Karnik has joined as Managing Director within its Industrials group. More...
Mergers Alliance partner in Germany launches its Paints & Coatings Industry M&A Update – Shift from Industrial to Emerging Markets
22nd Apr 2014
M&A activity in the Paints & Coatings Industry has been recovering from the lows during the economic crisis to 400 deals worldwide in 2013. Rapid increase in world-wide number of deals, +50% compared to 2010. Notable transactions concluded by global players. More...
Dudley Baylis, Director of Bridge Capital, Mergers Alliance South Africa, talks to CNBC
7th Apr 2014
Dudley Baylis, Director of Bridge Capital Refco has put forward a view based on the idea that we can achieve a GDP earnings target by first building power capacity. CNBC Africa caught up with him for more. More...
EquityGate, Mergers Alliance partner in Germany, announced as winner of the 6th Annual International M&A Advisor Awards
27th Mar 2014
EquityGate was named a winner for the category “Deal Financing of the Year” for its bridge financing transaction to develop a 150MW wind farm project in the USA. More...
Mergers Alliance launches the first issue of Mergers Review, its international quartely newsletter
20th Mar 2014
The newsletter will include market updates together with news, events, recruits, deals and publications around the partnership More...
Headwaters MB Announced as Winner of Professional Services (B-to-B) Deal of the Year and Consumer Services Deal of the Year by The M&A Advisor
19th Mar 2014
The M&A Advisor announced that Headwaters MB, Mergers Alliance partner in US, has been awarded the Professional Services (B-to-B) Deal of the Year for advising Digital Payment Technologies on its acquisition by T2 Systems Corporation. The M&A Advisor also awarded Headwaters MB Consumer Services Deal of the Year for advising Avail Intelligence AB on its sale to RichRelevance, Inc. More...
Healthcare activity gathers momentum - Catalyst launches new Healthcare Sector Report, M&A update -
24th Feb 2014
M&A activity levels remain strong across healthcare markets. Improving liquidity, greater executive and investor confidence, and the continuation of dominant long-term macro themes are helping drive change and M&A activity in the healthcare sector. More...
EquityGate celebrates10th anniversary and launches their Business Update reporting outstanding results in 2013
19th Feb 2014
EquityGate Advisors, Mergers Alliance partner in Germany, are proudly looking back at 10 years of successful trading and a track record of close to 70 successfully completed transactions. More...
South East Asia, a high growth region creating opportunities for European companies
13th Feb 2014
Alpha Advisory, Mergers Alliance partner based in Singapore discuss why UK companies should be considering Southeast Asia and how to grow a business in the region. More...
Bridge Capital, Mergers Alliance's partner in South Africa launches its sector report on Oil & Gas in Mozambique
11th Feb 2014
Mozambique holds significant potential for mining and metallurgy, as well as for hydrocarbon production. In this sector report Bridge Capital discuss Mozambique's oil and gas industry, and look at why conditions are favourable for investment now. More...
Bluemind, Mergers Alliance's partner in the Benelux, releases first newsletter in 2014
4th Feb 2014
The past couple of weeks have been turbulent and successful for BlueMind, as they advised their clients on five deals in December and early January. More...
Catalyst names UK's 50 fastest growing waste management companies
16th Jan 2014
Catalyst’s Fast 50, compiled for the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, shows that impressive growth rates are being achieved in the sector. More...
Headwaters MB, Mergers Alliance's partner in USA, announced as winner of TMT Deal of the Year
9th Jan 2014
M&A Advisor recently announced that Headwaters MB has been awarded the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) Deal of the Year (Between $10mm and $100mm) for advising Cooking.com on its sale to Target Corporation. More...
Mergers Alliance launches video commenting on the main international issues around the Debt Capital Markets
19th Dec 2013
Mergers Alliance partners in UK, Germany, France and Spain comment on the how Mergers Alliance Debt Capital Markets team can provide advise for clients around the world within the debt lending market. More...
Corporate Financier Magazine takes a look at the special M&A relationship between US and UK
18th Dec 2013
The article includes the views of various reputable M&A and Investment Banking professionals from both sides of the Atlantic. Jack Maier, Head of Investment Banking at Headquarters, Mergers Alliance’s partner in US, comments on the US economic recovery driving deal flow between the two countries. More...
Bluemind, Mergers Alliance's partner in the Benelux, releases its quarterly newsletter Autumn 2013
3rd Dec 2013
The newsletter includes articles on latest deals, events, research publications and the appointment of a new executive, Willen Jan Hamilton. More...
Capital Partner, Merger Alliance's French partner, expands its team
2nd Dec 2013
Capital Partner expands its team with a new Director heading up the Retail & Consumer Goods practice. More...
Catalyst, Mergers Alliance’s partner in the UK, releases regular sector notes commenting on notable issuance and developments in the debt capital market place
26th Nov 2013
As can be seen from some of the recent issues in the Industrials, Consumer, Education and Business Services sectors, non-bank debt investors can provide greater flexibility than traditional bank debt, whether that is longer maturities, higher leverage or more operational freedom. More...
EquityGate releases its Shipping Market Update Autumn 2013
25th Nov 2013
Summary Market Update of the Bulk Shipping and Multipurpose Vessels segments in the transport & shipping industry More...
Catalyst releases new Heritage and Independent Food and Drinks Brands
19th Nov 2013
Demand for British heritage and independent food and drink brands is rising as UK consumers prioritise brands defined by innovation, provenance and trust. This is supporting M&A with both trade and financial acquirers driving the level of M&A activity to a post-2007 record high. More...
EquityGate launches its latest Market Update - Shipping Industry Deal Review
5th Nov 2013
Mergers Alliance's partner in Germany describes private equity and strategic deals and analyses equity market performance measures in the shipping industry More...
Bluemind, Mergers Alliance partner in the Benelux, launches its Global email Marketing Report 2013
31st Oct 2013
The online marketing industry is booming, and email marketing takes a prominent spot in the online marketing mix. More...
Headwaters MB Announced as Finalist for the 12th Annual M&A Advisor Awards
30th Oct 2013
Last year, Headwaters won two M&A Advisor Awards in the Deal of the Year and International Deal of the Year categories. More...
Real Deals Annual Conference - European Mid-Market 2013
30th Oct 2013
Maarten de Jongh from Norgestion, the Spanish partners in Mergers Alliance, comments after attending the annual Real Deals Conference in Amsterdam More...
Headwaters MB Welcomes Managing Director Bradley S. Schreiber to Newport Beach Office.
15th Oct 2013
Headwaters, Mergers Alliance partner in the United States, announced that Bradley S. Schreiber has joined Headwaters MB as Managing Director in the Industrials and Consumer teams. More...
Capital Partner has advised on 8 small and mid cap deals in H1 2013
15th Oct 2013
Capital Partner, Mergers Alliance partner in France, releases its Autumn 2013 newsletter with a selection of new transactions, customers testimonials and Mergers Alliance position in European league tables. More...
BlueMind Corporate Finance, the Mergers Alliance Partner in the Benelux, announces its two latest awards
23rd Sep 2013
BlueMind was awarded “Dutch Independent Corporate Finance Advisory Firm of the Year 2012” by Acquisitions International and ACQ. More...
Headwaters MB Managing Director Ray McCormick was a Panelist at the Bush Institute Conference on Energy Regulation
23rd Sep 2013
Headwaters Managing Director Raymond M. McCormick was a panelist at the Bush Institute Conference on Energy Regulation on Thursday, September 12. The conference included panel discussions on topics ranging from coal regulation to how environmentally friendly policies and growth policies can go hand-in-hand. More...
Capital Partner expands Business Services team
12th Sep 2013
Capital Partner, the French partner of Mergers Alliance, has expanded its business services team with the recruitment of Jonathan Bursztyn as M&A Manager. More...
BlueMind, Mergers Alliance partner in the Netherlands, releases Fabulous 40 2013 – Fourth edition: 40 fastest growing F&D companies.
30th Aug 2013
The Fabulous 40 survey is the survey which charts the growth of the 40 fastest food producers in the Netherlands. The Dutch version is executed by BlueMind in conjunction with Elsevier Foodmagazine. More...
EquityGate releases its Debt Market Update
30th Aug 2013
German Finance Market increasingly influenced by US market dynamics, increasing debt fund and refinancing opportunities. More...
Energy reasons to invest in emerging economies (including Africa)
14th Aug 2013
Dudley Baylis, renewable energy specialist and director of REFCO at Bridge Capital (South African partner of Mergers Alliance), shares his insights on why Africa is a good place to invest, from an energy perspective. More...
Catalyst's Business Update - H1 2013
31st Jul 2013
Summary on some of Catalyst's recent deals, sector and international comment, together with observations on trends and developments within the M&A market. More...
Catalyst releases new Leisure Travel Sector Report
17th Jul 2013
Evolving travel market is leading to major investment More...
EquityGate’s Industrial Services Sector Report – Consolidation and Internationalization to continue
15th Jul 2013
EquityGate, Mergers Alliance partner in Germany, releases its Industrial Services Sector Report that gives an insight into the market structure and drivers as well as M&A-activity. More...
IPOPEMA Securities has been awarded “The Best Equity House in Poland” in the “Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2013
12th Jul 2013
IPOPEMA Securities has been awarded the title of “The Best Equity House in Poland” in the “Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2013” competition, organized by Euromoney Magazine. More...
Catalyst advises ISIS on its investment in www.BathEmpire.com
9th Jul 2013
Catalyst Corporate Finance has advised ISIS Equity Partners on its £8.5 million investment in online bathroom products retailer www.BathEmpire.com. More...
Headwaters MB Gold Industry Commentary - June 2013
1st Jul 2013
The shares of publicly traded Development Stage Gold companies are at very depressed levels equating to $17 per oz of insitu resource, suggesting that equity capital raises at these valuations levels will be extremely dilutive to current shareholders. More...
Bluemind releases Newsletter Spring 2013 edition
25th Jun 2013
The newsletter includes articles on latest deals, events, market positioning and the appointment of a new Partner, Wim van Acht. More...
EquityGate's M&A Update Germany - Attractive market but still waiting for a real breakthrough
29th May 2013
The German M&A market remains stable with around 3,000 deals and $ 120bn transaction volume in 2012. More...
Catalyst releases new composites sector report
24th May 2013
Increasing demand driving M&A to record £2.3 billion More...
BlueMind and Catalyst advise on the management buy-out of C-MAC MicroTechnology
24th May 2013
BlueMind Corporate Finance and Catalyst Corporate Finance worked together to complete the management buy-out of C-MAC MicroTechnology. More...
Norgestion attends Intergrowth 2013 in Orlando, FL
20th May 2013
Intergrowth is the yearly 3 day event organized by ACG, the Association for Corporate Growth, of which Norgestion is a member of the Chapter in Barcelona. More...
Catalyst named top European Corporate Finance Advisor
24th Apr 2013
Catalyst Corporate Finance was named European Corporate Finance Adviser of the Year at the Private Equity Awards dinner held at the London Hilton on April 16. More...
Sinergia Capital sponsors the 8th Mexican Private Equity and Venture Capital Summit
17th Apr 2013
AMEXCAP, in collaboration with other sponsors like Sinergia Capital, hosted the largest private equity forum in Mexico bringing together over 450 participants to discuss growth opportunities in strategic sectors and to showcase successful private equity partnerships. More...
EquityGate announces its two latest awards
3rd Apr 2013
EquityGate was awarded “Corporate Finance Boutique Firm Germany of the Year 2012” by Finance Monthly magazine. Sava d.d. sale of Sava Technical Rubber division to ČGS, advised by the German Mergers Alliance member, was honored deal of the month (February 2013) by Global M&A Network. More...
Odin Financial Advisors Joins the Mergers Alliance Network
25th Mar 2013
Mergers Alliance is very pleased to welcome the Turkish firm Odin Financial Advisors (www.odinfinancial.com) into our partnership of class leading mid-market corporate finance companies. More...
RSA Conference 2013: Security is Hot Again
21st Mar 2013
Headwaters wrap up of one of the most important events each year for the IT Security industry. More...
Headwaters MB Expands Consumer Practice with the Addition of two Managing Directors
7th Mar 2013
Headwaters announced the hires of Mr. William (Bill) Harrison and Mr. Jeff Ackerman as Managing Directors in its Consumer practice. Bill will be based in San Francisco, CA and Jeff will be based in Boston, MA. More...
2013 World of Concrete Event and National Association of Home Builders' Show
26th Feb 2013
Headwaters’ Building Products & Construction Services team give their industry observations and key takeaways after traveling to the 2013 World of Concrete Event and National Association of Home Builders' Show. More...
SaaS Model Comes to Capital Equipment
5th Feb 2013
The Headwaters MB Healthcare team attended the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference earlier this month in San Francisco. Thousands of healthcare executives representing hundreds of companies convened to network and attend presentations by other leading healthcare companies. More...
Norgestion, founder partner of Mergers Alliance, celebrates 40th anniversary.
11th Jan 2013
Founded by Jesus Ruiz de Alegria as a tax and legal advisory firm, Norgestion opened its first offices in San Sebastian in December 1972. Through the subsequent 40 years, the company has become one of the leading advisory firms in Spain expanding its range of services, opening new offices and adopting an international approach. More...
Three new members join Mergers Alliance in key locations.
11th Jan 2013
Continuing its expansion in key markets, Mergers Alliance announces the addition of three new partner firms in Germany, Canada, and Singapore. More...
Mergers Alliance US partner Headwaters MB, awarded TMT Deal of the Year at the The M&A Advisor Awards
21st Dec 2012
M&A Advisor recently announced that Headwaters MB has been awarded the Technology, Media & Telecom Deal of the Year (<$100m) for advising RightsFlow on its sale to Google. Headwaters was also named a Finalist for Investment Bank of the Year. More...
Catalyst release new performance clothing report
19th Dec 2012
Demand for niche brands drives £5 billion surge in global M&A More...
Mergers Alliance’s US partner named Investment Bank of the Year Finalist by The M&A Advisor
10th Dec 2012
The M&A Advisor recently announced that Headwaters MB has been named an Investment Bank of the Year Finalist in the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. The M&A Advisor recognizes the accomplishments of firms and specific dealmakers. Its mission is to offer insight and intelligence on middle market activities. More...
Catalyst release new CRO report
30th Nov 2012
50% market growth will drive M&A in CRO More...
Headwaters MB Grows Healthcare Practice with Two Managing Director Hires
14th Nov 2012
Headwaters, the US partner firm of Mergers Alliance, announced the hires of Mr. David Baker and Mr. Randall Shaw as Managing Directors in its Healthcare practice. More...
Ethica CF announces the opening of a new office in Padova
13th Nov 2012
The Italian partner firm of Mergers Alliance, Ethica CF, has recently announced the growth of the company through a new office in Padova, through which they will be covering the North East of the country. More...
French Partner firm closes 14 deals so far in 2012
10th Oct 2012
French Partner firm closes 14 deals inso far in 2012, half of which were cross border. More...
Double award success for Catalyst and M&A Advisor magazine recognises Headwaters
27th Sep 2012
The UK and USA partner firms of Mergers Alliance have both been recognised for their excellent work in the industry. More...
Catalyst publishes new Healthcare Services report
26th Sep 2012
Mergers Alliance UK partner, Catalyst, has published its latest review of the UK healthcare services sector. More...
Mergers Alliance's Dutch partner Bluemind release third edition of Fabulous 40
28th Aug 2012
Mergers Alliance's Dutch partner Bluemind have released their third edition of Fabulous 40, the annual report that charts the growth of the 40 fastest growing food producers in the Netherlands. More...
Mergers Alliance to hold Mining seminar at its annual conference in Moscow
23rd Aug 2012
On 21st September, Mergers Alliance will be holding its annual conference in Moscow hosted by its Russian partner Northstar Corporate Finance. More...
Mergers Alliance partners work together on cross-border US-Italian transaction
1st Aug 2012
Mergers Alliance staff interviewed two of the partners working together on a high-profile cross-border M&A transaction. The interviewees were Nuccia Cavalieri of Ethica (Italy) and Jerry Sturgill of Headwaters (USA). More...
Mergers Alliance release latest report on the Testing, Inspection and Certification sector
30th Jul 2012
Mergers Alliance's latest report examines the M&A market in the Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) industry, one of the few service industries that has proven resilient in the current challenging economic conditions. More...
Mergers Alliance's South American partner advises Belize's bondholders Credit Committee
27th Jun 2012
Holders of Belize's bonds have formed a creditors Committee on the back of concerns that the Central American country will default on its debts. More...
Global Consumer Goods Report 2012 published by Mergers Alliance
8th May 2012
Mergers Alliance is pleased to announce the release of its latest global report. More...
Mergers Alliance release its latest M&A report on European Plastic Packaging
30th Apr 2012
Mergers Alliance's latest M&A update predicts ongoing consolidation in the €38 billion European plastic packaging market. More...
US partner Headwaters announces two winners in the "M&A Advisor’s 40 UNDER 40 Award"
27th Apr 2012
Mergers Alliance's US partner Headwaters announced today that two Directors in its Denver Headquarters, Mr. Brendan T. Burke and Mr. Daniel C. McBroom, were named winners of 40 UNDER 40 by The M&A Advisor. More...
Mobile World congress: What we saw
28th Mar 2012
Mergers Alliance US partner Headwaters reports from the Mobile World Congress: More...
Mergers Alliance UK partner expands team
21st Feb 2012
The UK partner of Mergers Alliance, Catalyst Corporate Finance, has recruited Simon Gillot to its deal making team. More...
Headwaters Technology Media and Telecom team expands with two new managing directors
9th Feb 2012
Mergers Alliance's US partner Headwaters announced today that James Stone and John Batdorf have joined the firm as Managing Directors. More...
Mergers Alliance feature heavily in latest Thomson Reuters league tables
25th Jan 2012
Thomson Reuters, one of the world’s leading financial information resources, has released its annual Mid-Market league tables for 2011, ranking corporate finance firms by number and value of deals. More...
Catalyst publish Industrial Electronics and Paper & Packaging reports
11th Jan 2012
The past quarter has seen Mergers Alliance's UK partner Catalyst release a number of sector reports. More...
Singhi close out 2011 on a high
6th Jan 2012
It has been a successful past couple of months for Mergers Alliance's Indian partner Singhi as they won the prestigious ‘India M&A Deal of the Year Award’ in the Small Mid-Market category and featured amongst the top ten Financial Advisers to Indian M&A in a report compiled by Merger Market. More...
Headwaters MB named as Investment Bank of the Year Finalist by The M&A Advisor
6th Dec 2011
M&A Advisor recently announced that Mergers Alliance's US partner Headwaters MB has been named an Investment Bank of the Year Finalist for 2011. More...
Singhi Advisors win Deal of the Year award in the Small-Mid Market category
25th Nov 2011
Mergers Alliance Singhi Advisors has been honoured with the prestigious ‘India M&A Deal of the Year Award’ in the Small Mid-Market category. More...
Broadspan client Grupo Nutresa on the acquisition trail again
24th Nov 2011
Grupo Nutresa, a Colombian based diversified food group, are to increase scale of their acquisitions according to Merger Market. More...
Mergers Alliance's Dutch partner Bluemind publish e-commerce pamphlet
9th Nov 2011
Bluemind's latest pamphlet highlights some interesting statistics and lays out the current trends in e-commerce. More...
Mergers Alliance's UK partner Catalyst team pick up another award
9th Nov 2011
Catalyst team named as 'one to watch' at award ceremony More...
Mergers Alliance to hold cleantech seminar at its annual conference in Cape Town
31st Oct 2011
On 17th November, Mergers Alliance will be holding its annual conference in Cape Town hosted by its South African partner Bridge Capital. More...
Bluemind expands its office footprint and holds lecture on M&A
17th Oct 2011
October has seen Mergers Alliance's Dutch partner BlueMind open a new office close to Amsterdam and host a lecture on M&A practices at the Masters Corporate Governance and Restructuring Lectures. More...
Mergers Alliance release Cleantech Report 2012
10th Oct 2011
Mergers Alliance latest report highlights international nature of Cleantech M&A More...
Mergers Alliance's Polish partner IPOPEMA acquires Credit Suisse Asset Management (Polska)
5th Oct 2011
The transaction consisting in acquisition of all shares in Credit Suisse Asset Management (Polska) by Mergers Alliance's Polish partner IPOPEMA Securities was closed on September 30th 2011. Following the transaction, the IPOPEMA Group came to include a new subsidiary, which will operate under the name of IPOPEMA Asset Management. The new company manages assets of PLN 2.7bn. More...
The working unemployed: The big fallacy of Spanish unemployment
4th Oct 2011
In an article by Real Deal Europe, Maarten de Jongh, Managing Partner at Mergers Alliance's Spanish partner firm Norgestion, reassesses Spanish unemployment figures to discover the skewed metric used to determine unemployment numbers. More...
Northstar strengthens natural resources and energy wing
22nd Sep 2011
Mergers Alliance’s Russian partner firm Northstar continues to strengthen across the board with the appointment of Kirill Dragun as a partner. More...
Headwaters MB Announces Merger with Source Companies
15th Sep 2011
Denver, CO – September 15, 2011 – Mergers Alliance's US partner firm Headwaters announced today that it has merged with Source Companies, LLC More...
Reuters: Daruma may advise 5 acquisition deals by end of year
8th Sep 2011
Speaking to Reuters, a top Daruma executive says a European pharmaceuticals firm is interested in entering the Turkish market. More...
Award for rising Catalyst star
18th Aug 2011
Emmet Keating, Principal at Catalyst, has won the accolade of Finance Professional of the Year in leading Midlands awards ceremony, Birmingham Young Professional of the Year. More...
Capital Partner wins the "Leading Growing Small & Mid Cap M&A Advisor" award
27th Jul 2011
On Thursday 12th May 2011, French partner of Merger's Alliance Capital Partner won the "Leading Growing Small & Mid Cap M&A Advisor" More...
Brocair release Indian healthcare review
14th Jul 2011
It is the start of Monsoon season in Mumbai, and torrential rains recently snarled traffic in the city. But that hasn't slowed down the frenetic pace of life here. I recently spent a week visiting healthcare companies in Mumbai and Delhi with our Indian affiliate, Singhi Advisors. More...
Daruma to sponsor the 17th International Energy and Environment Conference
11th Jul 2011
Daruma, the Turkish Partner firm of Mergers Alliance, is the badge sponsor of the 17th International Energy and Enviroment Fair and Conference, ICCI 2011. It will be held in Istanbul Fuar Merkezi between 15th-17th June, 2011. More...
BlueMind releases 2nd edition of 'Fabulous 40'
30th Jun 2011
Is it still true that the economic crisis has not affected the food market? More...
BroadSpan Capital expands across Brazil
28th Jun 2011
Having gone from strength to strength, through a tough global economy, BroadSpan Capital, have been through a period of significant expansion across Brazil More...
Catalyst strengthens across the board
8th Jun 2011
Catalyst continues to expand with the appointment of dealmaker James Guglia and research analysts Alex Macvie and Guy Sutherland. More...
Dr. Dan Fagan Joins Brocair Partners as Senior Advisory Director
8th Jun 2011
Brocair Partners LLC, an investment bank serving the healthcare industry, is pleased to announce that Dr. Dan Fagan has joined as Senior Advisory Director. More...
Japanese partner firm rebrands corporate image
23rd May 2011
IBS Securities is moving with the times, rebranding its corporate image and changing its name to IBS Yamaichi Securities, Co., Ltd. More...
Ethica Corporate Finance strengthens resources on cross border deals
13th May 2011
Ethica Corporate Finance has strengthened their resources dedicated to cross border activity with its new Partner, Nuccia Cavalieri, who will manage their international activity. More...
Going Public Magazine interviews Stefan Constantin of C.H Reynolds on Biotech
10th May 2011
When thinking about M&A transactions in white biotechnology, there are some particularities that need to be observed as they don’t occur in other industries including red biotech. More...
Mergers Alliance announces the expansion of their central team
27th Apr 2011
Mergers Alliance, the award winning international corporate finance partnership, has recently welcomed Andre Johnston to its London office More...
IPOPEMA acquires Credit Suisse Asset Management in Poland
16th Mar 2011
IPOPEMA Securities S.A. entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of CREDIT SUISSE Asset Management (Polska) S.A. The acquisition is in line with the IPOPEMA Group’s strategy of expansion in the area of asset management for institutional and corporate clients. More...
Ethica Corporate Finance opens a new office in Torino
7th Mar 2011
Italian Mergers Alliance partner, Ethica CF, announces the opening of a new office in Torino More...
Brocair publishes report on the aesthetic medical devices market
7th Feb 2011
Brocair Partners LLC, the Mergers Alliance investment bank serving the healthcare industry, has published a new research report on the aesthetic medical devices market. More...
New Mergers Alliance partner in France
21st Jan 2011
Mergers Alliance, a leading international partnership of corporate finance advisory firms, today announced the addition of a new partner in France, Capital Partner. More...
Dr. Seth Orlow joins Brocair Partners as Senior Advisory Director
14th Jan 2011
Brocair Partners LLC, the US Healthcare partner in Mergers Alliance, is pleased to announce that Dr. Seth Orlow has joined as Senior Advisory Director. More...
Acquisition Monthly awards for European members
17th Dec 2010
A leading corporate finance industry publication, Acquisitions Monthly, announced this week that two Mergers Alliance partner firms have won prestigious awards, recognising their exceptional performances in still challenging market conditions. More...
Engineering key to global recovery
15th Nov 2010
Sharing success stories at our recent conference, hosted by international corporate finance firm Catalyst Corporate Finance (UK member of the international corporate finance partnership Mergers Alliance), major figures from the engineering and industrials sector demonstrated how the sector is key to global recovery. More...
MA healthcare specialist approached for his thoughts on PE acquisition of Smile
8th Nov 2010
After foregoing plans for an initial public offering, Smile Brands Group Inc., a dental services company backed by Freeman Spogli & Co., will get a new private equity owner in Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe. More...
Launch of the Mergers Alliance Global Engineering sector review 2011
22nd Oct 2010
Launch of the new global engineering report at the Mergers Alliance International engineering conference in October. More...
Two awards for UK partner firm
28th Sep 2010
Fresh from winning the prestigious Birmingham Post award for 'Finance & Investment' team of the year, Catalyst's Birmingham team rounded off a successful week by clinching two awards at the Insider Midlands awards ceremony held in Birmingham on September 23rd. More...
Major speakers unveiled for Mergers Alliance engineering conference
16th Sep 2010
On Friday 15th October, Mergers Alliance will be holding an Engineering conference at the Savoy Place in London, hosted by Catalyst CF. More...
Two new members join Mergers Alliance in key locations
19th Aug 2010
Continuing its strategy of expansion, Mergers Alliance, a leading international network of corporate finance advisory firms, today announced the addition of two new partner firms in the USA and Japan. More...
New research highlights opportunities from NHS shake up
10th Aug 2010
New research written by Catalyst, UK member of Mergers Alliance, highlights major growth opportunities for private sector companies working within the healthcare sector, especially within primary care. More...
Brocair Publishes Research Report on the Contract Research Industry
6th Aug 2010
Brocair Partners LLC, the Mergers Alliance Healthcare specialists, has published a new research report on the contract research services market. More...
Consolidation of private label and fresh food producers
30th Jul 2010
A question of to eat or to be eaten More...
Record first half to year for UK partner
29th Jul 2010
Catalyst, the UK member of Mergers Alliance, reports a significant upturn in its deal activity in the first six months of 2010, with performance beating all previous records in the firm's history. More...
Synthetech Announces Engagement of Financial Advisor
1st Jul 2010
Synthetech, Inc. today announced that it has engaged Brocair Partners, LLC to conduct a comprehensive review of strategic alternatives aimed at enhancing shareholder value. More...
Marketing Services Business Continues Expansion
7th Jun 2010
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the award winning international corporate finance advisory firm, has continued its successful start to 2010 by acting as lead adviser on the development capital fund raising for Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) to acquire Total Marketing Services LLP (TMS). More...
Another International Success Story for Catalyst
7th Jun 2010
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the award winning international corporate finance advisory firm, has completed its eighth deal of 2010, advising Tribal Group plc on the sale of its architecture subsidiary, Nightingale Associates, to the Canadian architecture and urban planning group IBI Group for £13.1million. More...
Mergers Alliance Annual Conference (May 2010) - Barcelona, Spain
26th May 2010
The past 18 months have proved to be a torrid time for businesses around the globe. A lack of funding and a nervousness in the market is subduing an already depressed market. However, it is during these tough times that we see the innovative thinking and drive of those corporate finance professionals that have the knowledge and experience to turn these tough times into an opportunity to enhance their clients' ability to get the best deal. More...
Another Major Award for Catalyst Corporate Finance
13th May 2010
Hot on the heels of a number of deal completions in quarter one of 2010, Catalyst has won another major honour, picking up the 'Advisory Team of the Year' award at the East Midlands Dealmaker of the Year event held in Nottingham on 6th May 2010. On the night, it fell to Catalyst partner Keith Pickering to pick up the award, which marked the culmination of a busy few months for the team, including the MBO of Synseal backed by H.I.G Capital (a deal which picked up the 'Deal of the Year' award in a separate category). More...
Brocair Partners Publishes New Research Report
10th May 2010
Brocair Partners LLC, an investment banking firm serving the healthcare industry, is delighted to announce the publication of its latest research report. The focus of the report is the behavioral and mental health services industry. The full report is available on Brocair Partners' website. More...
Simon Peacock chosen to judge major Food & Drink trade awards
20th Apr 2010
Leading industry title The Grocer magazine has asked Catalyst's head of Food & Drink, Simon Peacock, to join the judging panel for one of the most celebrated awards ceremonies in the grocery industry, the Grocer Gold Awards 2010. Simon is also the head of the Food & Drink sector team at Mergers Alliance, a group of independent corporate finance specialists who provide quality advice to those organisations who require an international reach for their M&A strategy. More...
Peter Wellenhofer appointed new industry advisor to C.H. Reynolds CF
20th Apr 2010
Peter Wellenhofer, formerly Chief Executive Officer at Bruckner Technology Holding GmbH has been appointed as industrial advisor for the industrial technology, plastics machines and industrial plant technology sectors on the advisory council at C.H.Reynolds Corporate Finance AG, German member of Mergers Alliance. More...
Ethica Corporate Finance Inherits Italian Membership to Mergers Alliance
20th Apr 2010
Piero Manaresi, former managing partner of Aurea Corporate Finance, together with Gabriele Coccini (former Director at Dresdner Kleinwort), Fausto Rinallo and Cosimo Vitola (respectively former Director and former Managing Director at Arner Corporate Finance) have founded Ethica Corporate Finance ("Ethica"), a new independent financial advisory firm specialized in Mergers & Acquisitions, Debt Advisory and IPOs. More...
Singhi Advisors acted on behalf of Ravin Cables in the disposal to Prysmian
5th Mar 2010
Prysmian will take a 51% stake in Ravin with the other 49% stake in the new joint venture remaining in the hands of the current promoters, with Mr. Vijay Karia being the Chairman and Managing Director of the JV. The new JV will look at expanding its position in Indian & Middle East market and development in the areas of high-tech cables for utilities as well as industrial cables. Singhi have been the sole advisors to this Transaction. Please see "Deals" for further information on this transaction. More...
C.H.Reynolds successfully advises HTE on the disposal of Gautschi
5th Mar 2010
C.H.Reynolds Corporate Finance AG announced today that it advised Hochtemperatur Engineering GmbH (HTE) on the sale of Gautschi Engineering GmbH to EBNER Group in an all-share transaction. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. More...
BroadSpan Capital completes deal with Accenture
25th Feb 2010
Giant international firm Accenture has completed the acquisition of privately held risk consulting firm RiskControl in a deal managed by Mergers Alliance's partner firm in Latin America & the Caribbean, Broadspan Capital. More...
Latin American partner completes major financial services deal
28th Jan 2010
Mergers Alliances' partner BroadSpan, which specialises in Latin Amercia and the Caribbean, has completed the acquisition of Florida based Mellon United National Bank on behalf of its client Banco Sabadell. The new venture will become one of Florida's largest banking operators, and will operate under the name of Sabadell United Bank. More...
BlueMind Closes Six in September
2nd Oct 2009
BlueMind Corporate Finance, the Benelux member of Mergers Alliance, has announced the closing of 12 deals so far in 2009, with a tremendous 6 deals being closed in September alone. This is the most successful month in BlueMind's history and is even more impressive given the current state of the world ecomony. More...
Mergers Alliance US Healthcare Specialist Publishes Research Report on the Generic Pharmaceuticals Sector
21st May 2009
Brocair Partners LLC, a member of Mergers Alliance in the USA that exclusively serves the healthcare industry, is delighted to announce the publication of its latest research report. The focus of the report is the generic pharmaceuticals market, and is available on Brocair Partners’ website (www.brocair.com). More...
Mergers Alliance boosted by New Russian Member
27th Nov 2008
Fast growing international M&A network Mergers Alliance today announced the addition of Northstar Corporate Finance as its exclusive partner in Russia. More...
Mergers Alliance Welcomes New Canadian Member
2nd Sep 2008
Continuing its strategy of expansion, Mergers Alliance, a leading international network of corporate finance advisory firms, today announced the addition of a new partner in Canada. After a lengthy and detailed interview process, Mergers Alliance is very pleased to be welcoming on board Solaris Capital Advisors (www.solariscapital.ca). More...
Mergers Alliance Leisure Conference - June 2008
22nd Jul 2008
Mergers Alliance is a leading international network of corporate finance advisory firms, with 38 member offices around the world. More...
Aurea CF closes laser cutting deal
30th Jun 2008
Aurea CF has acted as financial advisor to Esse A’s Shareholders in the sale of 100% of the shares to Hypertherm Inc., World leader in manufacturing plasma cutting machines and equipment More...
Mergers Alliance Leisure seminar
20th May 2008
Hosted by Norgestion Catalunya (E) in cooperation with BlueMind Corporate Finance (NL), this seminar will discuss the theme: Communication between origins and destinations. “How tourists and accommodations reach each other” More...
Catalyst Wins BVCA Financial Advice of the Year Award 2008
6th May 2008
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the mid market corporate finance advisory business and UK member of Mergers Alliance, has won the BVCA/Real Deals 2008 Financial Advice of the Year award. More...
TV Mount Company Set For Growth with £7m Funding Package
15th Apr 2008
AVF Holdings Limited, one of the world’s leading home entertainment support systems companies which supplies major global retailers, has undergone a £7 million refinancing backed by the Birmingham office of Yorkshire Bank. More...
Catalyst Pumps Out Waste Water Deal
15th Apr 2008
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the award wining mid market corporate finance advisory business, has advised the shareholders on the sale of Pims Group, a UK market leading waste water support services business. More...
Stone Group in Management Buyout
7th Apr 2008
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the award wining mid market corporate finance advisory business, has led the £28 million secondary management buy out of Stone Group. More...
New Mergers Alliance Office in Australia
29th Feb 2008
Singhi Advisors, a leading independent corporate finance advisor and Indian member of Mergers Alliance, has recently expanded their network of offices to include a representative office in Melbourne, Australia. More...
Brocair Partners Advises Nutritionals Firm on International License Agreementhas
27th Feb 2008
Brocair Partners LLC, an investment bank serving the healthcare industry, advised NutriJoy, Inc. on its international licensing arrangement with Ruchi Soya Industries Limited. More...
BlueMind Wins Major Award
11th Jan 2008
BlueMind Corporate Finance, a leading independent corporate finance advisor and Benelux member of Mergers Alliance, has won the 2008 “Acquisitions Monthly” magazine award for Benelux M&A Advisor of the Year. More...
Catalyst Wins Major Award
29th Nov 2007
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the leading independent corporate finance advisor, has won the 2007 “unquote” magazine award for Corporate Financier of the Year. More...
Catalyst closing - UMECO
20th Nov 2007
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the award winning mid market corporate finance advisory business and UK member of Mergers Alliance, has advised Leamington Spa based, Umeco plc, on the sale of its Repair and Overhaul Division (R&O) to Ametek Inc. for £36 million. More...
Catalyst closing - Aqualux Bathes in Success
20th Oct 2007
Catalyst Corporate Finance, the award wining mid market corporate finance advisory business and UK member of Mergers Alliance, has advised the Management of Aqualux and LDC on the sale of the business to Swiss based Arbonia-Forster-Holdings (AFG). More...

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