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The Financial Crisis 10 Years Later

Many analysts regard Aug. 9, 2007, when BNP froze three subprime mortgage deb funds, as the moment when the financial crisis truly went global. Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers collapsed. The global economy entered a mortgage crisis that caused panic and financial turmoil with volatile markets and lasting effects throughout several years. 

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3 Tips for a Successful M&A Deal

There are many reasons why top executives and business owners decide to acquire or merge with other companies. Some mergers are a way to kill competition by buying up rival companies. Other reasons may include the ability to easily gain new customers, boost business productivity, seamlessly penetrate a new market and even save a business from going under. Whatever the reasons for a merger or acquisition, the entire process starts and ends with strategy.

8 months

Tesla’s Rise To Greatness

Elon Musk’s new antidote for the gas guzzling automobile market, the Tesla Model 3, released its first 30 cars to close employees on Friday, in order to control for quality issues before its grand international release to the mass market in 2018.

8 months

BAT Set to Acquire Reynolds

British American Tobacco (BAT) has come under fire from health campaigners after shareholders approved its buyout of American firm Reynolds on Wednesday, which will create the world’s biggest tobacco company.

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Analysing the Current M&A Outlook

During 2017, roughly 80% of S&P 500 companies that have reported first-quarter results have beaten analysts’ earnings per share (EPS) estimates, mainly driven by revenues than margins, an area in which investors have been always complaining for a while.

8 months

The Blockchain Revolution

Blockchain is disrupting the financial industry.  This new technology is simply a distributed ledger that holds records of digital data or events in a way that makes them tamper-resistant. While many users may access, inspect or add to the data, they cannot change or delete it. The original information stays put, leaving a permanent and public information trail, or chain of transactions.

9 months

Green Bonds and Climate Change

In the wake of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris agreement, more than 300 cities have pledged to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in line with the Paris targets. Green bonds have become more popular, witnessing an unprecedented global surge in issuance in a bid to reconcile investment opportunities and climate change. It is a difficult trade-off to achieve in a future that could be perhaps greener than ever.