NYT: The Deal Professor’s Year-End Review, Dec. 29, 2008
As deal structures were stress-tested and the extreme economic conditions led to even more extreme transactions, practitioners learned about the limits of contract and deal-making. It was a time… more »
The financial crisis is also changing the league tables landscape:
WSJ: Goldman's Star Dims in Rankings for M&A, Dec. 27, 2008
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is no longer the undisputed world heavyweight champion of mergers and acquisitions.
After… more »
This is a highly informative study of Grant Thornton about the US IPO market:
Grant Thornton: Why are IPOs in the ICU?
"Over the last several years, the IPO market in the United States has practically disappeared. While conventional wisdom may say… more »