Mergermarket is pleased to present Doing deals in Nigeria 2019, a survey conducted on behalf of KPMG. The survey presents key insights from 50 senior business executives, who offer their perspective on the rewards and challenges of dealmaking in Nigeria. Key findings include: 80% of survey respondents predict deal activity in Nigeria either to increase significantly (56%) or to increase to some extent (24%) over the next two years. 78% predict that they are more likely to invest in Nigeria as a result of previous M&A experience in the.
Shareholder activists are making their presence felt in new ways. As more types of funds make their voices heard in corporate boardrooms, companies of all sizes are being forced to prepare for the possibility of an activist approach. New factors, such as calls for a greater emphasis on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, are changing the game as well. For this newsletter, we asked four experts to share their insights into how shareholder activism will impact dealmaking in 2019. Presented by Toppan Merrill, in partnership with Mergermarket.
Mergermarket and William Fry are pleased to present the Ireland M&A Review. This report provides a comprehensive overview of developments in the Irish M&A market during 2018, and offers insight into likely trends in the coming months. Key findings include: In 2018, deal volume rose to 162 deals, up 7% compared to 2017. Deal value in the first three quarters of the year was promising, with €6.7bn worth of activity. However, it then fell precipitously in Q4, to €360m in quarterly deal value. The Irish mid-market continues to attract.