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Tax Reform Booklet

May 18, 2017

This compilation of articles on Tax Reform features thought leaders from all over S&P Global. S&P Global Market Intelligence’s own Pavle Sabic (head of Market Development, Corporates) is the first piece featured in the booklet. Take a look below!

Quarterly Hedge Fund Tracker – Q1 2017

May 17, 2017    //   By Pavle Sabic

Hedge Funds Start 2017 with Unprecedented Buying in Consumer Staples This quarter’s Hedge Fund Tracker shows that hedge funds are continuing to grow their total AUM, which at $157 billion is $4 billion higher than the $153 billion reported in Q4 2016. Positions held increased from 424 in Q4 2016 to 427, with Soroban Capital Partners…

Will European-Only Participant Cross Border M&A Rebound Post-French Election?

May 11, 2017    //   By Richard Peterson

With the conclusion of the 2017 French Presidential campaign and the election of pro-business candidate Emmanuel Marcon as President,  political and market commentators opined that the results were a positive sign for continuity of the European Union. From the perspective of merger and acquisition activity regarding cross-border transactions involving only European targets and buyers, the…

Domestic And Foreign Acquisitions In The U.S. – Higher Deal Multiples On The Rise In 2017

May 3, 2017    //   By Richard Peterson

With more than a quarter of 2017 in the books, foreign companies are once again making their mark on the U.S. M&A market. Foreign companies are the acquirers in some of the largest deals involving U.S.-based targets thus far in 2017, including the largest deals in the consumer staples and restaurant sectors. They are on…

US yields rose as prospect of March rate hike grew

March 15, 2017

Yields on U.S. debt rose in recent weeks as financial markets became increasingly convinced that the Federal Reserve will lift its benchmark interest rate at this week’s meeting of top U.S. monetary officials. Yields on the two-year U.S. Treasury rose to 1.36%, and the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield climbed to 2.57% by March 8, according…

Trump’s Repatriation Tax: Which Sector Is Winning?

February 16, 2017    //   By Pavle Sabic

With the 45th U.S. President Donald Trump taking office in January and immediately putting his campaign policies into effect, many are watching how the repatriation tax will affect American companies with significant foreign revenues. The pre-election economic plans included a special one-off tax holiday, allowing U.S. firms to repatriate funds held overseas with only a…

Quarterly Hedge Fund Tracker – Q4 2016

February 16, 2017    //   By Pavle Sabic

Hedge Funds Finish 2016 with a ‘Trump Effect’ This quarter’s Hedge Fund Tracker shows that the top funds managed approximately $153 billion in equity holdings, up from the $145 billion under management in Q3 and $150 billion in Q2. This is likely due to the equity market rally seen after Trump won the presidential election,…

EMEA Private Equity Market Snapshot – Issue 12

February 14, 2017    //   By Silvina Aldeco-Martinez, Ian Hazard, Clement Ma, Joshua Mintz and Olga Parfiryeva, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Welcome to Issue 12 of the EMEA Private Equity Market Snapshot, our quarterly complimentary publication focusing on the Private Equity (PE) market in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. This issue leads with a review of 2016 and analyses the slow pace of inward investment from global PE buyers into the EMEA region compared to…

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