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Merrill Corporation, alongside Acuris brings you the news that in Japan, October 2017 saw 243 deals in APAC valued at a total of US$44bn.
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Merrill Corporation and Acuris discovered that Japan's October 2017 deal value was 13.9% higher than October 2016.
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Global M&A continued to decelerate in October as global political uncertainty becomes the market norm. A total of 1,183 deals worth over $218 billion were announced globally during the month, reflecting a 52 percent drop in value year-over-year, with 317 fewer transactions.
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Without the proper knowledge or perspective around 508 accessibility, some health plans view a “tagged” document as good enough for 508 compliance. Others promote a more “willing to learn” strategy to discover who needs accessibility, how it provides equal access to members and how everyone can benefit from it. Where does your company stand?
A compendium of highlights and observations from the week’s notable M&A news, compiled by Merrill Corporation. Merrill facilitates the sharing and disclosure of financial information in transactions such as these with leading virtual data room.
Discover the factors that lead to a worsening slump in deal making for the third quarter, find out what analysts anticipate for year-end M&A volumes and stay apprised of key trends across the global M&A market.
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Revlon refines fiduciary duties. The directors of a public company up for sale often face a tough decision: Should they work with just one bidder?
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Think beyond your current process of inefficient workflows and content management headaches. Let Merrill's end-to-end solution, Merrill Connect, transform your marketing and compliance asset management workflow.
Every proxy season is different. It is vital that companies recognize and prepare for the major issues on which shareholders and the SEC are focusing now.
Whenever the SEC issues guidance on financial reporting, filers in all industries should pay attention.
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Startups are all the rage. With the possibility of being your own boss and building something unique you can put your mark on, this generation's entrepreneurial minds are flocking to investors claiming they've got something special.
The SEC’s use of structured data continues to expand and is transforming how the Commission and users of SEC data are benefiting from it.
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In fundraising, how well you deal with its less glamorous aspect spells your success.
Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters bring you the latest APAC M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.
A spate of potential big M&A transactions – possibly including the largest one ever in the technology sector – could help 2017 finish on a high note.
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European PE activity continues to mirror much of what we see in the United States, with deal and exit counts continuing to decrease year-over-year. Much like last quarter, the fundraising cycle remains hot.
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For November, we look at global deal activity trends and take a deeper dive into payments processors and their unique position as a staple for M&A.
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Wrap of 3Q 2017 trends/outlooks for M&A based on earnings call commentary from large and middle market investment banks.
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The EU's updated data protection laws present new risks and opportunities for businesses willing to meet the demands of an increasingly digital world.
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The issue of compliance with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can seem increasingly complex as the regulation is designed to be far-reaching and non-compliance can result in significant penalties.
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The SEC’s future direction under new Chair Jay Clayton is still unfolding. New leadership in Washington is focused on streamlining regulation. In Congressional testimony and speeches, Clayton made it clear he wants to improve the opportunities for companies to raise capital while still protecting investors.
Asia-Pacific (excl. Japan) YTD boasts third highest total deal value since 2001, but compared with the same period in 2016 shows a 10.9% decline in value.
On October 11, 20017, the SEC released a proposal with amendments to Regulation S-K. Learn more about the proposal, what it means and how Merrill can help.
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If you do business with EU consumers, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) must be on your radar. During our recent GDPR webinar, we unpacked some topics regarding the new regulation and the potential impact on organisations both within and outside of the EU.
Read October's issue of the Japan M&A Insider with valuable insights on deal count in Japan and the latest surge in technology.
No sector is immune from technology disruption with incumbent global leaders reinventing themselves as technology players. There has been a shift in by strategic acquirers willing to do M&A across industries. Many have a finely tuned process for acquiring companies in the same industry, but as industries converge, there is a greater need to share experiences learned from successful “cross-industry” Tech M&A..
Global M&A continued to decelerate in Q3 amid ongoing global political uncertainty. A total of 3,774 deals worth US$667.1bn were announced globally in Q3. This marks a 24.2% drop in value year-over-year, with 739 fewer transactions.
Merrill Corporation helps to facilitate thousands of M&A deals each year. We often see the entire process from beginning to end. As a sponsor of this report, we shared our view on the developments of the M&A market and the challenges present at various stages of the transaction.
SEC IFRS filers should be aware of the proposed Shared Reporting Taxonomy (SRT) for the upcoming mandated SEC XBRL filings, starting with financial periods ending on or after December 15, 2017.
Natural disasters in North America, depressed energy prices worldwide and an uncertain economic outlook in many regions contributed to a drop in overall M&A activity.
On Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Merrill Corporation, in association with Takara Printing, hosted a number of important clients at Italian restaurant XEX Nihonbashi to thank them for their loyalty and give them a sneak peek at our latest innovation.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) uses their Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems (CAHPS) to measure customer experience. CMS measures this using patient experience surveys that don’t ask or judge the quality of care, but focus instead on the experience, communication and understanding of the treatment and coordination of efforts. Try applying this same concept from a 508-accessibility perspective. Do your efforts focus on the value to the person with the disability? Or are you simply going through the motions to check the box?
Read the Weekly M&A Digest for October 20, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Germany’s Hochtief Bids for Abertis, Airbus-Bombardier Pact Rankles Boeing, Nordstrom Pauses on Go-Private Plan, and more.
Mergers and acquisition trends have evolved significantly since the dot-com days. Merrill Corporation recently surveyed industry experts for opinions on key topics and trends in the sector.
Merrill Corporation has the pleasure to welcome Bartek Czajka, the previous IFRS Taxonomy leader at the IFRS Foundation, to its industry-leading team of experts. He joins Merrill to provide IFRS companies with an unprecedented level of XBRL expertise – the crucial expertise needed to confidently move forward with SEC XBRL filings.
Since the establishment of the Securities and Exchange Commission in 1934, its mission has remained constant—to protect investors and, derivatively, the financial markets through regulation and, over time, enforcement of the federal securities laws.
Companies do not relish being hacked. Here’s a startling truth, according to insiders from the cybersecurity industry: All US companies have been hacked, but some just do not know it yet.
“There are two types of companies: those who have been hacked, and those who don’t yet know they have been hacked.” This bleak warning comes from no less than Cisco’s former CEO John Chambers, in an article for the World Economic Forum.
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Private equity firms invested $163.4 billion across 959 PE deals in the United States during the third quarter of 2017, bringing year-to-date totals to $401.7 billion in deal value across 2,820 transactions. Despite the prolonged elevation in fundraising, deal volume through the first three quarters is down 11% compared to the first three quarters of 2016.
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If you do business with EU consumers, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) must be on your radar. By May 25, 2018, any company doing business in the European Union must comply with these guidelines that unify data protection protocols for all individuals in the EU.
The European Union’s updated data protection laws present new, but addressable, risks for deal makers, as well as opportunities for businesses willing to meet the demands of an increasingly digital world. Those were the overarching sentiments delivered by the panelists during Merrill Corporation’s recent webinar, How Revamped EU Privacy Regulations Impact Global M&A.
This month's M&A Deal Forecaster spotlights China deal-making, notes banking's ranking rise from 4th to 1st and sees healthcare drop from 1st to 5th.
Read the Weekly M&A Digest for October 13, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Express Scripts Buying eviCore, , Honeywell Plans to Spin Off Home, Transportation Businesses, Belgium’s Bpost Purchases Logistics Firm Radialand and more.
Merrill Corporation is excited to sponsor the 36th Annual Current Financial Reporting Issues (CFRI) Conference at the New York Marriott Marquis on November 13-14, 2017.
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Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters once again bring you the latest APAC & Japan M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.
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Welcome to the latest edition of Compliance Services News, where we remain committed to keeping you informed of industry-related topics as the regulatory environment continues to evolve, requiring change in operational, technical and production systems.
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The SEC is increasingly using structured data to assess risk and detect potential fraud.
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Thanks to its international appeal coupled with tax legal, capital and other advantages, Hong Kong has become Chinese companies’ go-to when looking to go public
There is no audit requirement for XBRL tagged financial statements filed with the SEC. Is it a problem to have no independent assurance on company-provided financial information that’s being used for analysis and investment purposes?
In this Merrill Corporation white paper, we look at the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation set to apply in the EU on May 25, 2018. EU regulators have raised the bar substantially in terms of what is required to comply with the law, as well as the harsh penalties for non-compliance and data breaches.
Disruption brought on by rapid changes in technology will keep the merger and acquisition wheels rolling. That is one of the clear expectations emanating from Merrill Corporation’s recent webinar, Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Technology.
October is a great time to jump back in to your 508-accessibility plan ensure that the rest of your marketing and support materials are complete.
Read the Weekly M&A Digest for October 6, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Office Depot "Pivoting" with CompuCom purchase, Wal-mart snags logistics tech start-up, Nordstrom go-private deal and more.
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The SEC released final technical specifications for forms N-PORT and N-CEN and associated filing on September 11, 2017 as part of the EDGAR 17.3 implementation.
For October, we've noted new and continued activity in health care, transportation services and media, with an uptick in year-over-year activity in Asia Pacific. This market gets a closer look in our commentary.
If you want to feel good about what you do and why you do it, then know that you are making a difference with 504, 508 and 1557. You need to know these three pieces of Federal legislation support equal participation and accessibility to healthcare programs, services, and activities.
As geopolitical uncertainty continues into Q3 of 2017, dealmakers continue to pursue acquisitions, but with caution. This cautious approach is seeing dealmakers pursue fewer deals, which is resulting in higher values.
In the first eight months of 2017, Asia-Pacific (excl. Japan) saw 2,143 deals valued at a total of US$394.9bn, up 1.8% compared with the same period last year.
Inbound and outbound activity increased 386.6% and 505% respectively in remarkably slow eight months for Japan.
Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 29, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; GE selling industrial solutions business, Denmark’s billion dollar buyout by PE, Siemen’s/Alstom merger and more.
Our guests were able to experience the full excitement and atmosphere of the Grand Prix and we'd like to share some of the highlights in this video.
If you market to Medicare, Part D and cost plans, you are aware of the need to submit those materials through the Health Plan Management System (HPMS) for marketing oversight by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).
On September 28th, Merrill Corporation hosted the webinar titled, "Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Technology.
The Merrill Health Insurance blog and newsroom is for everything important to mandated member communications.
Current Merrill Bridge™ users are invited to view this 1-hour, on-demand webinar that focuses on basic formatting in Microsoft® Excel® and Microsoft® Word within the Bridge platform. This is the first of two webinars that progress in complexity from one webinar to the next.
Technological change continues to transform the business landscape at a rapid pace, making it difficult for enterprises to nimbly respond with new products or solutions. In this environment, mergers and acquisitions remain a key avenue for innovation.
Mike Willis is the Assistant Director in the SEC’s Office of Structured Disclosure (OSD). Among other things, the OSD works on the design and implementation of technological processes and tools that support the SEC’s use of structured data, such as XBRL-tagged financial information.
Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 22, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Another Aerospace deal for Northrup Grumman, Toshiba decides on memory chip sale, Sprintand T-mobile speculation and more.
This month's M&A insider explores the global M&A market, including the North American trend of leading the way in global deal activity. Against this, there is the ever-present cloud of geopolitical uncertainties that is creating caution as dealmakers continue to pursue acquisitions.
The SEC is undergoing a crucial period of transition under Chair Jay Clayton, who was appointed by President Trump earlier this year. Unlike the previous chair, Mary Jo White, who is a former prosecutor and litigator, Mr. Clayton is a transactional lawyer. He is expected to focus more on improving the capital markets than on enforcement.
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What Does Ironclad Security Mean in the Cloud? When assessing the viability of cloud-based virtual data rooms, ironclad security is about much more than technology. Product, process and people are at the heart of a rigorous security management philosophy – learn what to look for with our latest white paper
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Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 15, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Contest for Toshiba Memory Chip Business Heats Up, Contest for Toshiba Memory Chip Business Heats Up, Alphabet Mulling Investment in Lyft and more.
The September 2017 issue of Dimensions features a fresh interview with Mike Willis, assistant director, SEC Office of Structured Disclosure. Learn more about his thoughts about the SEC's commitment to XBRL, examples of how XBRL is proving beneficial to the SEC and more.
Merrill Corporation brings you the August 2017 league table for Asia Pacific and Japan M&A involvement. Produced in cooperation with Thomson Reuters.
Businesses face increasingly sophisticated cybersecurity threats that expose them to costly operational disruptions and reputational damage. But in the mergers and acquisitions process, there is concern these potential risks aren’t getting appropriate scrutiny when dealmakers engage in due diligence.
Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 8, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; United Technologies Cinches Rockwell Collins Deal, Tronc Buys New York Daily News, Schneider Electric to Take Control of Aveva Group and more.
The September issue of M&A Deal Forecaster is here! Merrill Corporation's M&A Deal Forecaster shares unique M&A insights based on Merrill's majority share of financial due diligence projects. This month, see the top growth industries in deal volume and take a deeper dive into Industrial Manufacturing - segment seeing a 22% increase in deal activity year-over-year.
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Service is in our DNA. No matter where you are in the world, Merrill has expert support to handle your questions. From Hong Kong to New York, and any point in between, our team is ready to help. Learn more about our dedicated service teams.
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Read the Weekly M&A Digest for September 1, 2017 and learn more about the following topics; Gilead to Buy Kite Pharma for Nearly $12 Billion, United Technologies Near Deal to Acquire Rockwell Collins, Uber's new CEO and more.
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Take note if you’re involved with SEC XBRL financials: there’s a new document that provides guidance on structuring and tagging the statement of cash flows using the US GAAP taxonomy. The Statement of Cash Flows Guidance was produced by the XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) to reduce errors and improve consumption of XBRL data.
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Pent-up demand, sustained market strength and a solid IPO pipeline may lead to more IPO activity over the next year. A growing number of corporations, private equity firms and family offices aggressively seeking investment opportunities are shifting the landscape and creating a new approach to capital raising.
Learn how Merrill Connect technology and Merrill's expertise delivered value to a client that was in need of an ordering portal solution on a short timeline.
A compendium of highlights and observations from the week’s notable M&A news, compiled by Merrill Corporation which facilitates the sharing and disclosure of financial information in transactions such as these.
Learn how a leading financial services firm utilized Merrill Connect to consolidate thousands of marketing assets into a single source of truth.
There are iconic locations where major mergers and acquisitions are forged -- think New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt and Hong Kong. Merrill Corporation supports its clients from these and other locations internationally.
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Welcome to the half-year edition of Deal Drivers EMEA, published by Mergermarket in association with Merrill Corporation. This report provides an extensive review of M&A activity across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
After a year in which regulatory hurdles played a role in the highest volume of deal withdrawals since the financial crisis, changes in Washington spurred expectations for a sharp 2017 pickup in mergers and acquisitions. But a handful of deal setbacks this year raises questions.
For private equity and corporate development professionals, timing is a major factor in the success of a divestiture or acquisition. When engaging a potential partner or target, your ability to privately share relevant, accurate information and perform discreet analysis of the opportunity is essential.
The Deal Drivers Half Year report takes an in-depth look at M&A activity and data in North America and Latin America, as well as examine key trends that dealmakers expect to see in the second half of 2017.
The quarterly consensus from executives at the world’s largest investment banks – and some smaller ones, too – is that the deal environment is “healthy,” if unspectacular in comparison to the previous two years, though a murkier timetable on expected tax reform and other policies could lurk as a potential drag.
Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters have teamed up to give you July 2017’s top M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.
Performing due diligence in preparation for an initial public offering can be a fraught process. Learn how a recent Merrill client discovered the benefits of a Merrill DataSite VDR as they sought to streamline the fact check and circle-up processes.
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The July issue of Dimensions featured an interview with Emil Efthimides, the regulatory monitor for the Global Data division at Bloomberg LP. He oversees the collection and delivery of financial-statement data for use by investors and financial analysts.
According to data from Mergermarket M&A volumes are down across Europe, but what does this mean for M&A in EMEA?
Discover our thoughts on M&A in EMEA, with insights from Mergermarket and our own Merrill data.
As part of our popular recent webinar "Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Oil & Gas", we polled close to 1,000 M&A and industry professionals for their thoughts and insights on activity and opportunities in the Oil & Gas sector.
Download your copy of the Q2 Pitchbook European Breakdown now to discover deal flow, exits and fundraising across Europe.
Both the SEC and the major providers of financial information - such as Bloomberg Global Data - are using XBRL-tagged financial-statement data. This reinforces the need for every filer to ensure that its XBRL tagging and structuring are accurate so investors will understand its financial story properly.
According to data from Mergermarket M&A volumes are down across Europe, but what does this mean for Turkish M&A?
Listen to Merlin Piscitelli, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation shares his thoughts on M&A in Turkey, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.
Despite significantly lower announced M&A volumes across Europe, we’ve continued to see a growth in projects so far this year, has this been the case for Spanish M&A?
Take a look at our snapshot view highlighting the comparative volumes, values and sector performance for deals taking place in Spain.
After the June 2014 oil price collapse, the Oil & Gas industry experienced a wave of reactive actions including cost cutting, reduction of capital expenditure, massive reductions in headcount and the shelving or outright cancelling of major projects.
Entering into the second-half of 2017, we look back on an H1 that saw global M&A deal values soar, but volumes plummet. Geopolitical uncertainty and currency volatility continue to make dealmakers cautious. However, the select deals that are being made are setting new records.
Despite significantly lower announced M&A volumes across Europe, we’ve continued to see a growth in projects so far this year, has this been the case for Belgium M&A?
Take a look at our snapshot view highlighting the comparative volumes, values and sector performance for deals taking place in Belgium.
Despite significantly lower announced M&A volumes across Europe, we’ve continued to see a growth in projects so far this year, has this been the case for Central and Eastern Europe M&A?
Take a look at our snapshot view highlighting the comparative volumes, values and sector performance for deals taking place in Central and Eastern Europe.
Despite significantly lower announced M&A volumes across Europe, we’ve continued to see a growth in projects so far this year, has this been the case for M&A in the Middle East and Africa?
Take a look at our snapshot view highlighting the comparative volumes, values and sector performance for deals taking place in Middle East and Africa.
According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volumes are down across Europe, so what does this mean for Polish M&A?
Hear Mike Hinchliffe, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation, share his thoughts on Polish M&A, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.
Entering the second-half of 2017, we look back on an H1 that saw global M&A deal values soar, while volumes dropped. Geopolitical uncertainties and currency volatility have been the key contributors that continue to make dealmakers hesitant.
July Merrill M&A Forecaster Shines a Light on Real Estate, Global Deal Activity. Year-over-year, M&A activity in Telecommunications Services has grown while Energy Utilities took a hit. Real Estate is enjoying a second straight month in the top 10 sectors for activity and France continues to be an active market.
According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volumes are down across Europe, so what does this mean for M&A in the Czech Republic?
Hear Mike Hinchliffe, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation, share his thoughts on Czech Republic M&A, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.
According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volumes are down across Europe, so what does this mean for Belgium M&A?
Hear Mike Hinchliffe, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation, share his thoughts on Belgium M&A, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.
According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volumes are down across Europe, so what does this mean for Spanish M&A?
Hear Merlin Piscitelli, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation, share his thoughts on Spanish M&A, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.
Dealmakers are seeing an ongoing build-up of capital poised to flow into the oil and gas sector, as the industry continues to stabilize amid the fallout from a crushing three-year downturn in crude prices. The main sources of cash are private equity firms and other non-bank lenders, while commercial banks maintain a cautious posture toward the energy sector, still nursing wounds inflicted by the oil price bust.
On July 19th, Merrill Corporation hosted the webinar titled, “Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Oil & Gas”. Along with an overall view of the market and sector, the panel comprised M&A and Industry experts engaged a lively discussion covering key topics
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Scalability. Agility. Speed. These are all the buzzwords we hear around technology and platform development these days – and you certainly hear them in the hallways and Skype conversations across Merrill’s global operations. But they are more than just words here, they have become the way we do business.
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Merrill Corporation brings leading expertise fused with progressive technology to help you secure success at every phase of the business lifecycle. We are your market-leading partner for due diligence, portfolio management and high ROI exits.
Merrill Corporation has for a decade been instrumental in facilitating and promoting XBRL data reporting standards to allow for better and more efficient analysis of financial reports. In a testament to those efforts and its industry leadership, Lou Rohman, vice president of XBRL Services, was recently appointed chairman of the XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC).
Despite the complex deal making environment the US Private Equity industry is facing, PE funds are still deploying capital. PE deal flow held steady in 2Q 2017, though it is still slightly below last year’s pace. Across the US, 886 deals were completed, totaling $153.6 billion in value (estimated).
Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters have teamed up to give you June 2017’s top M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.
During the recent Due Diligence Summit for Life Sciences in Boston, the strategic importance of a site visit prior to executing an M&A, licensing, or strategic partnership event was highlighted as an essential component of a comprehensive due diligence plan.
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Financial reporting is changing! The new structured data (XBRL) format for disclosing financial information has significant impact to all SEC filers. The SEC is now consuming XBRL data with increasing frequency and sophistication and recently proposed a new Inline XBRL format.
Emil Efthimides is the regulatory monitor for the Global Data division at Bloomberg LP, where he oversees the collection and delivery of financial-statement data for use by investors and financial analysts. He works on the front line of XBRL-tagged financial data with Bloomberg’s standardization team, global market representatives, and fundamentals analysts.
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Working in partnership with Microsoft Azure and Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Merrill is accelerating our pace of innovation and expanding our ability to serve customers anywhere.
On Saturday 10th June, for the 7th year running, Merrill hosted several clients at the world-famous European calendar fixture, Polo in the Park, held at West London’s historic Hurlingham Park. This year’s event witnessed brilliant sunshine, offering the perfect setting for a day of gripping competition.
On Thursday June 22nd, Merrill participated in the 2017 ACG Holland Growth Awards. Attended by Senior Account Manager, Luuk Visschedijk and Regional Head of Sales Mike Hinchliffe. ACG Holland, the Dutch arm of the global organisation focused on driving middle-market growth, held its second annual Growth Awards Ceremony at the Heineken Experience in Amsterdam.
In June, we saw M&A activity in the Financial Services industry shoot up nearly 37% year over year, while Legal Services plunged 54%. These are the kinds of insights you'll find in Merrill's exclusive M&A Deal Forecaster -- a monthly snapshot of Merrill data pulled from examination of our majority share of financial due diligence projects.
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If you’ve ever bought or sold a home, you have some sense of the angst conjured by the decisions surrounding a major financial transaction.
According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volumes are down across Europe, so what does this mean for Turkish M&A?
Hear Merlin Piscitelli, Head of Sales at Merrill Corporation, share his thoughts on Turkish M&A, with insights from Merrill and Mergermarket data.
The investment banking industry continues to evolve quickly in the face of the impact of existing new and old regulations, stiff competition and headwinds.
Merrill Corporation recently held a one-hour webinar to show Merrill Bridge users some tips, tricks and new ideas on leveraging the integrated functionality of Microsoft® Excel® and Microsoft® Word within the Bridge platform. Did you miss the live event? You can access the webinar replay here!
The Monthly M&A Insider explores the global M&A market with respect to the numbers, movements and trends. In April we saw the continuation of the deal market falter. The ongoing political uncertainty, which shows few signs of being resolved has caused hesitation amongst dealmakers.
As we reach the halfway mark of 2017, macroeconomic factors still invoke caution among dealmakers as volatility and uncertainty becomes the norm. Despite this environment, global M&A value to date continues to exceed that of 2016
Looking to learn more about the concept and evolution of structured data, including XBRL, how the SEC and Market are using it, and why XBRL quality is important? Spend an hour with this Merrill Corporation webinar playback to get the facts about XBRL
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Merrill Corporation recently held a one-hour webinar focused on why XBRL quality is important to your SEC filing. Don't miss this replay! Learn how the SEC, Markets, and Analysts are using XBRL, and watch a demo that will show how a SaaS platform streamlines compliance for Financial Reporting.
Welcome to the May 2017 edition of the Merrill Deal Forecaster, a unique set of insights into future M&A activity based on Merrill’s majority share of financial due diligence projects.
As a trusted partner, and experienced service provider in regulatory disclosure, Merrill has been committed to staying well-informed of the SEC's rule to adopt changes to modernize and enhance the reporting and disclosure of information by registered investment companies.
From web publishing to electronic delivery needs, Merrill's PublishingCenter solution provides the support you need to set yourself apart from the crowd. Our end-to-end solution simplifies website implementation and regulatory updates, helping companies provide investors easy access to ifnormaiton and documents.
After a lackluster 2016, the market for initial public offerings shows signs of a revival in 2017. Simultaneously, the SEC has indicated a renewed interest in supporting IPOs under its new chair, Jay Clayton, who has stated that capital formation will be one of his highest priorities.
As part of our recent popular webinar "Executing Effective M&A: Opportunities in Healthcare", we polled more than 1,000 M&A professionals for their thoughts and insights on activity and opportunities in the healthcare sector. Their answers are revealing, and provide an interesting look into what might be expected in the months ahead.
Get a copy of this useful summary report from Thomson Reuters and Merrill for the latest information on last month’s M&A activity, as well as the full list of top financial advisors.
As major data providers incorporate XBRL-tagged disclosures into their feeds, the trend toward widespread use of structured data underscores the need for filers to ensure accurate XBRL tagging.
Welcome to the first issue of the Merrill M&A Deal Forecaster, offering a unique set of insights into future M&A activity based on Merrill's majority share of financial due diligence projects. The M&A Deal Forecaster provides a look into the future deal landscape with additional interesting data points that will help you narrow your search, gain valuable insight and improve efficiency when you seek new opportunities.
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