Global Deals Review: Q2 2011
Announced M&A deals declined in this year's second quarter from the previous three months, casting gloom on hopes of a reviving world economy that will prompt executives to put their cash-rich balance sheets to work. It marked the first sequential quarterly decline in activity measured by deal value in more than a year. Full Article | Related Story
Bank M&A in Asia is set to accelerate over the coming months as small and inefficient lenders in the region look to attain scale and drive shareholder returns. Full Article
A small spate of mid-sized deals has pushed private equity-backed activity up 42 percent so far this year, but there is skepticism the mega-buyouts of the latest boom will return. Full Article
Hurting after a series of high-profile defections, UBS has dropped out of the top 10 in the rankings of deal advisers, according to Thomson Reuters data. Full Article
SHANGHAI - China's largest Internet company Tencent Holdings Ltd may soon announce a deal to take about a 16 percent stake in online retailer JD.com and merge their online shopping platforms, local media reported on Saturday.
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