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Download this exclusive playbook now to glean insights on the state of present deal making in the UK and what those at the heart of the industry have to say about positioning business for growth in 2017.
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ComplianceCenter is our solution uses database intelligence and investor position analysis to deliver smaller, portfolio-specific compliance documents at far lower print production and postage costs.
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I’m excited to say that the XBRL US Data Quality Committee (DQC) officially published its second set of approved rules and guidance on XBRL tagging for SEC filings. Filers should begin using these new rules by the beginning of 2017 to help identify and correct errors in their filings. As vice chair of the DQC, I know the incredible amount of work and expertise that went into these new rules—and I believe they’re a significant step forward in improving data quality across the board.
The Strategic Growth Forum™ US 2016 in Palm Springs, Calif. was a terrific event, where I represented Merrill Corporation on a technology panel, took in a variety of speaker sessions and of course, spent time talking with new and established entrepreneurs from around the country and across industries.
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This third chapter release from the 5th edition of the acclaimed Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers series explores framing global deals; from vision to deal structure. Executives and advisors discuss best practices in the art of identifying and qualifying targets, conducting management meetings and negotiations and how to come to a go or no-go decision on proceeding to an LOI or definitive agreement.
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Position your health insurance plan for rapid growth by outsourcing multi-channel member communications to a partner that will simplify the process, control costs, improve quality control, ensure compliance and gain end-to-end visibility.
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October was not only the strongest month for M&A, it's the highest valued October we have on record . We can sum up the month as Mega Deal Mania. The tenth month of the year saw deals worth US$421.7bn.
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A worldwide rebranding campaign is quite an undertaking. Learn how Merrill provided comprehensive project resources to support this type of campaign.
The SEC recently released guidance on the new Pay Ratio Requirement which serves as a timely reminder to all public companies: With the January 1, 2017 compliance deadline fast approaching, it’s time to make sure you understand the new requirements—and that you’re prepared to determine and disclose them.
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Learn how virtual data room technology has superseded the outdated physical paper data room and has significantly reduced costs, increased progress and offered a much greater level of security for your most valuable data.
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Recently, I had the chance to lead a panel discussing Open Source Software (OSS / Open Source) and its impact on M&A. In the course of preparing for this discussion, I learned some things that may surprise you!
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The November 2016 Issue of the Compliance Services News includes articles SEC Modernization Rule, SEC Creates New Finra-Focused Task Force, Money Market Fund Update and more.
Over the past few months, several colleagues and friends asked me why I went back to the M&A tech space. When drilling further into the questio, the implication is that Virtual Data Rooms (VDRs) are understood and the problem of securing deals is solved. Indeed, most deals over $5 million USD that include some competitive element will use a VDR.
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Though it’s subject to a more diverse set of underlying deal drivers, the European private equity marketplace has largely resembled its US counterpart in recent months. Against a backdrop of record-low interest rates and widespread political unrest, European PE deal flow has decreased substantially through the first three quarters of the year.
FEI and Merrill Corporation are teaming up to present this webinar titled “The SEC and XBRL: Financial Reporting in a New Light”. Past FEI/Merrill webinars have been fast-paced and full of relevant information. This too will be enlightening and a quick way to learn about the topics that matter.
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The November 2016 issue of the Dimensions Newsletter includes articles on the proxy access and disclosure, how Brexit may impact disclosure by SEC-reporting public companies and recent developments in shareholder proxy access and institutional ownership increases in 2016.
Learn how, through expert project management, superb attention to detail and advise about best practices and leading edge concepts, Merrill was a strategic partner on a comprehensive rebranding effort.
On October 13, 2016, the SEC voted to adopt changes to modernize and enhance the reporting and disclosure of information by registered investment companies and to enhance liquidity risk management by open-end mutual funds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). The new rules are part of the Commission's initiative to enhance its monitoring and regulation of the asset management industry and are intended to enhance the quality of information available to investors and allow the Commission to more effectively collect and use data reports by the funds.
M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Capital Transactions | Contract Management | Regulatory Disclosure for Investment Management Companies | Regulatory Disclosure for Corporations | Merrill DataSite®
Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking top M&A advisors and deals in APAC, including Japan. Get your copy now.
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The annual Financial Executives International’s (FEI) Current Financial Reporting Issues (CFRI) Conference is just around the corner — November 14-15, 2016 in New York City. CFRI is one of my favorite events of the year.
More than 30,000 M&A professionals across the globe recently participated in a Merrill Corporation survey seeking unique insights and well-honed predictions on the future of M&A. Survey responses reflect a wide range of industries and sectors, and we’ve compiled the most intriguing data into a single infographic.
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Dr Paul Furey gave an excellent interactive talk on developing our communication skills, asking guests to share their experiences and offering solutions and suggestions. Everyone had some great take away piece of advice and if they’re anything like us, we’re sure they’ve been trying them out ever since.
In 2014, the SEC adopted Regulation AB II which aims to bring greater transparency to the asset-backed securities (ABS) market and prevent the surprises that contributed to the 2008 financial crisis. ABS filers directly impacted by the change — which requires asset information to be submitted in a structured data format on Form ABS-EE — are likely well aware.
Q3 2016 closes short of the record highs reached last year, with political uncertainty across Europe and the US, increased regulation and decreased confidence levels all weighing on dealmakers’ minds.
This edition offers full data and analysis of the European venture community in 3Q, demonstrating how despite the media coverage related to Brexit, Europe has in fact, remained relatively in line with the global VC market. It still continues to be the case that investors are putting more capital to work, yet less frequently.
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"When?" is the question. When will the SEC require XBRL-formatted financial statements from companies that prepare their financials in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)? My expectation is sooner rather than later.
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The PitchBook 2Q 2016 European PE Breakdown Report offers a review of all European private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the first quarter of 2016.
The October 2016 issue of Dimensions features articles on Regulation S-K feedback received by the SEC, new SEC CDI’s to halt GAAP suppression in periodic reports, and a new SEC proposal to require exhibit hyperlinking in HTML filings.
A few weeks ago, FASB released the proposed 2017 US GAAP Taxonomy. On October 4, I attended a webinar where the FASB taxonomy team delved into some of the notable changes in the 2017 Taxonomy.
With exponential growth, the health plan faced many challenges. Learn how Merrill Connect helped the health plan achieve improved efficiencies and cost savings in excess of $5 million dollars.
Learn how Merrill Connect Dynamic Publishing created a ground-breaking solution to allow health plans to quickly modify their required member documents to adapt to yearly plan changes and changes in CMS marketing and model guidelines.
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Are you missing out on the benefits of a Marketing Asset Management solution? Learn how these platforms can be used to focus resources on content development, brand consistency and compliance, while allowing real time and immediate access for all user groups.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards showcased an impressive and diverse pool of talented entrepreneurs. Read more about the highlights and winners of the evening.
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Welcome to Merrill's Insurance Document Services News, a quarterly summary of NAIC calls and meetings. This issue includes updates from the Statutory Accounting Principles Working Group (SAPWG), Valuation of Securities Task Force (VOSTF), Reinsurance Task Force and more.
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Gain insights and best practices that Merrill has gleaned through our extensive and unmatched experience in deploying and supporting enterprise VDRs in this exclusive white paper.
The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - August 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - August 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
While August has been a less than stellar month for M&A, activity will pick up over the next few months as a number of deals currently in the pipeline come to fruition. See all the figures in the September issue of the Monthly M&A Insider, brought to you by Merrill Corporation and Mergermarket.
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The gap between software and the human brain gets smaller every year. Smart virtual assistants like Apple’s Siri think like we do (and maybe better), and self-driving cars are now on our roads (probably driving better than most of us). But here’s one area where software can’t fully replace a knowledgeable human: catching every potential error in your company’s XBRL filings. There are still a wide range of very common errors and other issues that cannot be detected by error-checking software.
Learn how efficient technologies improve quality and unlock growth opportunities in this part of a special series in response to the FRC Report.
The September 2016 issue of the Dimensions Newsletter includes articles on the SEC's signals on the next phase of structured data, the SEC's new pay-ratio rules and enforcement in financial reporting and disclosures.
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I get this question at least once a week, and people have been asking me (and asking others) for the past seven years. For the first few years after the 2009 SEC mandate, my answer was “I’m not sure.” But when you consider the timing, it wasn’t until 2013 that all companies that are required to file had submitted four quarters of filings with detailed footnote information tagged.
How important is having a global M&A strategy today? The M&A professionals interviewed for this chapter of Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers (fifth edition) unanimously declared that in order to create value for their stakeholders, almost all companies must look for deals beyond their own borders.
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Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table where you can read all about the biggest deals and top advisors ranked across Asia Pacific (APAC) and Japan for August.
The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - July 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Argentina Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Chile Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Peru Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Colombia Half-Year Report - 1H16, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - July 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
Playback of a webinar from August, 30 2016. Merrill Corporation brought together a group of professionals in the M&A arena to discuss current deal-making trends as well as share their outlook on private equity and valuation of deals for the remainder of the year.
Did you know that bot, fro-yo and glamping are now — officially — words? The Oxford English Dictionary adds new words every year, and I’ll forgive you for not keeping up with all of them. I’ll also forgive you for not knowing all of the 3,399 tags that underwent changes in the 2016 U.S. GAAP Taxonomy.
I’ve eagerly read the many comment letters from my peers in response to the SEC’s Concept Release on Regulation S-K. They’re filled with great feedback, new ideas and important concerns. Few of these responses have been as pointed as the one issued by the Data Coalition.
The Deal Drivers Report for EMEA provides an extensive review of M&A activity across Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.It offers detailed analyses of specific regions and sectors. It also identifies key trends that are set to develop over the course of the next six months
In May 2016 the SEC updated guidance on the use of non-GAAP financial measures in its revised Compliance & Disclosure Interpretations. The updates add clarity to what the SEC considers misleading non-GAAP measures. These updates, along with recent speeches expressing concern by SEC Chair Mary Jo White and various SEC staff members, have made it clear that non-GAAP financial measures are coming under increased scrutiny at the SEC.
When I talk about financial reporting with executives and management at smaller companies, I usually hear some variation of, “It’s a complicated process. Despite years of experience, catching every error can be challenging and time-consuming.” But here’s one of the most interesting parts of the Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) recent focus on reporting quality issues among AIM-quoted companies: the FRC says most companies have the resources and expertise on-hand; they’re just not making the most of them.
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The August 2016 Issue of the Compliance Services News includes articles fiduciary rule timeline, SEC cyber security audit results, IRI's request to SEC and more.
Following on from our recent PE Breakdown report in association with Pitchbook, Merrill Corporation presents The PitchBook 2Q 2016 European Venture Industry Report. This edition offers a full review of European venture investment by sector, size, stage and region, examining VC trends prior to Brexit.
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The SEC has introduced a voluntary iXBRL program that allows corporate US GAAP filers, both domestic and foreign, to submit their annual, periodic and quarterly reports in the the new format. Learn more about this other news and insights for financial transaction and reporting professionals.
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The CFA Institute confronted the topic of data and technology in financial reporting in a recent paper. The paper’s vision for the future focuses on a broader and deeper use of structured data. The paper suggests that investors are hungry for more financial data in a structured format. The current XBRL requirements apparently have only whet the investors’ appetites.
Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, ranking top M&A advisors in APAC & Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the previous month.
See what has been driving the general cooling of M&A and how the first half compares extremely favorably with every post-crisis year bar in Merrill Corporation and Mergermarket’s Half Year 2016 Deal Drivers Americas report.
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Improving reporting quality doesn’t require you to invest more time. But it does pay to make an investment — in better technology. New reporting solutions can not only help you reduce the reporting burden you’re already feeling.
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The traditional ANOC and EOC processes entail a great deal of work (at great cost), present numerous opportunities for error and threatens a high cost for those errors. Leveraging an advanced, dynamic publishing platform can immediately ease this burden, with real impacts that will continue to grow year-over-year.
Keep an eye on blockchain. It’s one of the “next big things” in the FinTech world that will have revolutionary impact on business transactions. So the question arises, what is blockchain?
As part of its nationwide speaker series, Merrill Corporation recently brought together a panel of respected professionals from the Portland deal community to offer their expert insights in Pacific Northwest-centric deal making and how they view deal activity for the remainder of 2016.
As part of its nationwide speaker series, Merrill Corporation recently brought together a panel of respected professionals from the Seattle deal community to offer their expert insights in Pacific Northwest-centric deal making and how they view deal activity for the remainder of 2016.
Saying the opposite of what was meant to be said usually creates a lot of confusion. That's the case for SEC XBRL filings in which a company erroneously enters a negative amount in the XBRL file when it should be a positive amount. The company is saying the exact opposite of what was meant to be said.
Download the latest Monthly M&A Insider report and see what drove the general cooling of global M&A and what is expected for the rest of the year in Mergermarket’s Half Year 2016 Monthly M&A Insider.
The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has been examining and analysing reporting quality issues in AIM-quoted and other smaller companies.
In this introductory chapter of Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers Edition 5, the stage is set for leading CEOs to discuss the increasing complexity of their roles in regards to dealmaking.
The July 2016 issue of the Dimensions Newsletter includes articles on the proxy disclosure rules on executive compensation, the SEC's rules on registration fees and non-GAAP financial measures.
Non-GAAP financial measures are open to misinterpretation and present a potential for prevarication or abuse. Get the details on how the SEC is addressing the issue.
For private equity firms, the market in which to sell portfolio assets in 2015 proved resilient. However, with the global economy taking a turn for the worse in 2016, a sense of caution has returned. Yet with sufficient forethought, positioning and execution, profitable exits can still be achieved.
The TTR Quarterly Mexico Report - Second Quarter 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Quarterly Brazil Report - Second Quarter 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
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After a dismal start to the year, Europe's High Yield and Leveraged Loan markets staged a dramatic recovery. Investors led a stampede back into the asset class, as they hunted for yield amid a backdrop of negative rates and European Central Bank largesse.
In an open letter to the SEC from a small-but-hot new tech startup, idaciti, calls out antiquated SEC disclosure requirements and issues a call to action for better data quality. Learn more about the message.
Capital Transactions | M&A, Reorganizations & Exchanges | Portfolio Management | Merrill DataSite®
The PitchBook 2Q 2016 US Private Equity Breakdown Report provides a review of all U.S. private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the first quarter of 2016.
Some of the questions posed in the concept release of Regulation S-K could produce revolutionary changes that significantly improve the consumption of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosures.
Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, which ranks the top M&A advisors in APAC, including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the month of June.
Although volume and value of M&A transactions was down in the first quarter of 2016, cross-border M&A continues to contribute at high levels. Gain insights and reflections on the opportunities and challenges in cross-border M&A activity in this roundtable discussion with an esteemed panel of M&A experts.
Filers increasingly create custom axis tags when applicable standard axis tags already exist in the US GAAP Taxonomy. It hurts overall data quality, and now the SEC is taking notice.
The XBRL-US Data Quality Committee today revealed its second set of validation rules and guidance for SEC filers, inviting public comment on the proposed rules.
Diversified financial-services holding company, Hiltop Holdings, Inc. used Merrill Bridge to cut draft turn times by 3-5 days per quarter and save time with links between the platform and Microsoft®
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The partnership of Merrill Corporation and Takara Printing creates the first fully integrated, end-to-end solution in the Japanese market for managing the documentation, information sharing and compliance requirements of global financial transactions.
The June 2016 issue of the Dimensions Newsletter includes articles on the SEC's signals on the next phase of structured data, the SEC's new pay-ratio rules and enforcement in financial reporting and disclosures.
The SEC adopted final rules on pay-ratio disclosure in August 2015, thereby fulfilling a Dodd-Frank directive. From early 2018 onward, non-exempt public companies must disclose the CEO’s total yearly compensation, the median of all other employees’ yearly compensation, and a ratio that compares the two.
Get a full detailed review of global M&A dealflow from the past month, as Merrill Corporation proudly presents the June edition of the M&A Monthly Insider prepared by the intelligence team at Mergermarket.
Some organizations still aren’t using this error-checking tool — and continue to submit filings riddled with common, easily fixable errors. Find out how you can take advantage.
The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - May 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - May 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
Hear about inspirational moments from this year's event.
Just as SEC filers are beginning to gain familiarity with the XBRL world, there’s a new data format making headlines: Inline XBRL, or iXBRL. Find out what you need to know about Inline XBRL and what’s coming.
65% of survey respondents felt that the UK would be less likely to prosper if it left the EU. This risk report is a two-part assessment of corporate finance professionals’ view of the effect on M&A, private equity investment and high-yield funding markets of Great Britain’s vote to stay in or leave the EU on June 23, 2016.
With more than 15,000 XBRL tags, it can be difficult to avoid errors. Learn about the common tagging errors and how you can make easy fixes now.
Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters to produce a monthly league table, which ranks the top M&A advisors in APAC, including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the month of May.
In alliance with Merrill Corporation and the support of British American Business, the M&A Advisor presented a live broadcast: Transatlantic Dealmaking: 2016 Outlook for US/UK M&A. This interactive report features an overview of the discussion and a live video playback.
XBRL errors dropped more than 64% since release of DQC rules. See how you can take your XBRL data quality to the next level.
Fiduciary updates covered in this issue of Merrill Compliance Services News include the SEC proposal for new derivatives rules for registered funds, mutual fund distribution and sub accounting fees as well as 2016 examination priorities and much more.
The SEC’s new crowdfunding rules went into effect, allowing companies to offer and sell securities to the investing public via crowdfunding portals. Learn how XBRL tagging could play a key role.
The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - April 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
Get a full detailed review of global M&A dealflow from the past month, as Merrill Corporation proudly presents the May edition of the M&A Monthly Insider prepared by the intelligence team at Mergermarket.
The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - April 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The May 2016 issue of the Dimensions Newsletter includes articles on XBRL custom axis tags, how the SEC’s broken window approach is shaping its enforcement priorities, and new website resources from the SEC that emphasize engagement with XBRL filers and users.
Merrill Corporation in association with ACG Global presents a study based on an online survey followed by in-depth interviews with M&A dealmakers to gain insight into the latest trends in M&A transactions and outlook for the remainder of 2016.
Merrill Corporation and PitchBook take an in-depth look at Venture Capital activity for 1Q in 2016 across Europe in this new report.
Get a clear perspective on how XBRL changes impact your organization, definitive guidance on navigating XBRL challenges, and valuable insight into where XBRL is heading.
What defines high-quality XBRL data? Understanding the factors that drive data quality, and recognizing high- or low-quality data, is a growing necessity for both filers and consumers of XBRL data.
In partnership with Merrill Corporation, the M&A Advisor presents the fifth chapter from the fourth series of the Best Practices of the Best Dealmakers book.
Merrill Corporation and Thomson Reuters bring you the top M&A financial advisor’s league table for April 2016, which covers the APAC, including Japan. The summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region.
The Microsoft–Merrill partnership. Change represents the biggest risk to legacy business processes, and that’s why Merrill Bridge is built on the tools you already use–the reliable, business-focused Microsoft Office suite of applications.
Playback of Merrill Corporation and The M&A Advisor’s exclusive Live Web Broadcast, saw industry professionals review the current state of M&A in Europe, the trends impacting deal making and its outlook for the European market.
Merrill Corporation and The M&A Advisor’s exclusive Live Web Broadcast, saw industry professionals review the current state of M&A in Europe, the trends impacting deal making and its outlook for the European market.
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Merrill Corporation outlines the additional strategies General Counsels can use to reduce costs, discuss their advantages and disadvantages, and provide an overview of the unique opportunities presented by technology solutions, especially for contract management.
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Strategies in global M&A deals to lessen or rebalance the risk of opposition from CFIUS and other regulators.
Insights for financial transaction and regulatory reporting professionals from global industry leaders.
XBRL is quietly but quickly becoming a key source of information relied on by the SEC.
Corporate cybersecurity has become an urgent priority for boards of directors.
Get a full detailed review of global M&A dealflow from the past month, as Merrill Corporation proudly presents the April edition of the M&A Monthly Insider prepared by the intelligence team at Mergermarket.
The TTR Quarterly Brazil Report - Q1 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Quarterly Mexico Report - Q1 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
Merrill Corporation has partnered with Thomson Reuters IFR to produce a monthly league table, which ranks the top M&A advisors in APAC, including Japan. This summary also provides insight into the biggest deals in the region for the month of March.
Find useful insight to help plan for financial endeavors in the remainder of 2016 in this edition of Pitchbook's US PE Breakdown 1Q 2016 report.
Get expert insight and advice on finding opportunities to create value out of distressed situations in a time of heightened economic uncertainty in Stalwarts Roundtable: State of the Restructuring Industry.
Beginning April 14, 2016 current form type N-MFP will be eliminated and replaced by new form type N-MFP1 and amendments. Find out how this affects your submissions and filings.
Chile more than tripled total deal value in 2015 over the prior year’s US$9.7 billion total, according to Transactional Track Record’s Chile 2015 Half-Year Report.
The TTR Monthly Brazil Report - February 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
The TTR Monthly Mexico Report - February 2016, sponsored by Merrill Corporation, is a result of local research and market analysis by TTR’s Research and Business Intelligence team.
Having a well thought-out strategy and the right structures in place will substantially shorten the fundraising life cycle, according to Executing Effective Fundraising.
With solid planning, preparation and smooth execution, divestitures can help companies achieve both their strategic and financial goals, as covered in Executing Effective Divestitures.
Gain insight with the in-depth explanation of the top five urgent situations that companies experience in contract management.
Get a detailed review of global M&A deal flow for February 2016 as well as key insights into dealmaking trends for the year ahead, in the Mergermarket M&A Monthly Insider.
Adding to our existing suite of services for the Asian market, we're the first to support our clients with a new data center located in Asia, tailored for the way you do business.
Gain a competitive advantage through the IPO process and avoid the common pitfalls that can slow down or derail a deal with best practices in Executing Effective IPO.
Companies of all sizes now have the means to eliminate paper-based processes, reduce operational costs and support sustainability goals, according to The Global Drive for Sustainability and the Value of Online Document Collaboration.
Deals totaled roughly US$3.5billion in January 2016 with the real estate sector recording the most activity, as covered in Total Transaction Record’s Monthly Mexico Report - January 2016.
This series profiles the best practices of award-winning deal makers of the past decade and features in-depth interviews with market leaders. This is the second part of the third chapter from the first series.
Cross-border M&A is growing rapidly. Valuations are expected to meet or exceed that of domestic M&A in the United States in 2016. Gain insights and reflections about the market conditions causing cross-border M&A to flourish in this roundtable discussion with an esteemed panel of M&A experts.
Merrill Corporation in partnership with BioCentury presents the 1Q16 Financial Markets Preview report which provides a review of all biotech activity in the final quarter of 2015.
Profiling the best practices of award-winning dealmakers of the past decade and featuring in depth interviews with market leaders, this series will be available in regular installments for the M&A industry professionals in both print and interactive electronic media. This is the fourth chapter from the first series.
With overall deal flow dipping in the first and fourth quarters, M&A activity saw a slight decrease year over year with a total of 1,936 deals for 2015, according to the Transactional Track Record’s Latin America Fourth Quarter 2015 Report.
Though the total number of deals in Colombia went up from 2014 to 2015, total deal value dropped to US$7.53 billion in 2015 from US$14.4 billion in the year prior, according to Transactional Track Record’s Colombia Half-Year Report 2H 2015.
Total value of deals worth more than €5 billion rose by 150% to €533 billion, while the number of such deals grew 10%, according to Mergermarket Deal Drivers EMEA 2015 Full-Year Edition.
The northern sub-region that includes China, Hong Kong and South Korea accounted for 67% of Asia-Pacific deals by volume and 80% of value in 2015, according to Mergermarket North Asia M&A Review: Trends Shaping the Region.
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