Mon.May 13, 2024

article thumbnail

8th Annual European Fund Finance Symposium: The Latest From London May 2024 - FFA European Fund Finance Symposium Review – Key Themes

JD Supra: Mergers

Last week saw almost 1,140 registrants attend the FFA’s annual symposium at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in London. As ever, the event brought together a wide range of market participants from across the industry, providing a unique opportunity to network and learn more about the many exciting developments taking place in fund finance.

Finance 185
article thumbnail

Proposed 2024 DGCL Amendments: Revisions Pare Back Moelis Fix

Deal Lawyers

In March, the Delaware Bar proposed DGCL amendments designed to addresses the issues created by the Chancery Court’s Crispo, Moelis, and Activision Blizzard decisions. However, some of the proposed changes, particularly a proposed amendment to Section 122 of the DGCL, attracted a lot of criticism.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

In re Match Group, Inc.: Delaware Supreme Court Clarifies Standard of Review for Controlling Stockholder Transactions

JD Supra: Mergers

In a recent decision, the Delaware Supreme Court clarified the proper standard to apply to a non-freeze-out merger transaction involving a controlling stockholder. Litigators who practice in the Delaware Court of Chancery are well-versed in the standards of review that courts apply when evaluating transactions entered into by Delaware corporations.

Mergers 169
article thumbnail

GameStop mentions surge on Reddit, surpassing Nvidia

CNBC: Investing

GameStop was mentioned in posts on the WallStreetBets Reddit forum more than 900 times over the last seven days, with more than 600 coming on Monday alone.

115
115
article thumbnail

Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

article thumbnail

Corporate Transactions: Considerations for Addressing Equity Awards

JD Supra: Mergers

In corporate transactions of all kinds—mergers, acquisitions, and other business combinations—the purchaser company (Purchaser) must confront the question of how to treat the outstanding equity awards and the current equity incentive compensation plan of the target company in the transaction (Target). In this Insight, we describe the primary decision points and considerations for a Purchaser when determining how to address a Target’s equity compensation program.

Equities 157

More Trending

article thumbnail

What investors can takeaway from Q1 bank earnings reports

American Banker - Investment Banking

What lies ahead for the banking industry this year? Here's what analysts and investors are tracking after the latest bank earnings reports.

Investors 116
article thumbnail

The revived craze for GameStop is confusing Wall Street. It's 'not in a position to be profitable'

CNBC: Investing

From a fundamental standpoint, the brick-and-mortar video game company isn't deserving of such a stock pop.

article thumbnail

Cisco’s Women of the Channel: Empowering Innovation, Leadership, and Success in 2024

Cisco: M&A

I am thrilled to see numerous talented and trailblazing Cisco colleagues featured in CRN's 2024 Women of the Channel List. These women are at the forefront of channel thought leadership, and their dedication to our partners' success is a testament to the exceptional caliber of our partner program.

98
article thumbnail

These 'virtuous' stocks with high dividend growth and strong cash flow are primed for outperformance, Wolfe Research says

CNBC: Investing

Wolfe Research is eyeing a collection of stocks with strong dividend growth and free cash flow to hedge against a challenging macroeconomic backdrop.

Stock 111
article thumbnail

Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

article thumbnail

7 essential steps to guiding your business to private equity exit

Growth Business

By Alexis Sikorsky on Growth Business - Your gateway to entrepreneurial success The journey of entrepreneurship is often compared to navigating a ship through uncharted waters. The goal for many is not just to survive the voyage, but to reach the lucrative shores of a successful exit. Drawing from decades of experience and my own trials and triumphs in the business world, I’ve outlined seven key strategies to help you prepare, execute, and ultimately succeed in selling your business to pri

article thumbnail

These stocks are expected to move the most this week on earnings

CNBC: Investing

The first-quarter reporting season is nearing its end, but investors may want follow these stocks reporting this week poised to experience volatile moves.

Stock 105
article thumbnail

Remote Team Management Best Practices: Navigating the Future of Work

Global Banking & Finance

Remote Team Management Best Practices: Navigating the Future of Work In the ever-evolving landscape of the professional world, remote team management has become not just a necessity but a strategic advantage. With the rise of flexible work arrangements and technological advancements, businesses are increasingly relying on remote teams to achieve their goals.

article thumbnail

These 'short squeeze' candidates are being heavily bet against

CNBC: Investing

As a new meme frenzy unfolds in the market, traders are once again making bets in stocks with high levels of short interest.

Stock 114
article thumbnail

How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

article thumbnail

Optimizing business velocity with Cisco Full-Stack Observability

Cisco: M&A

When applications are constrained by insufficient resources, the result is poor application performance or even outages. Cisco Full-Stack Observability can help you scale up or down to ensure you have enough resources to support workloads.

article thumbnail

Monday's analyst calls: Nvidia to rally 30%, big airlines set to outperform

CNBC: Investing

Jefferies raised its price target on the artificial intelligence chipmaker, calling for more than 30% upside.

IT 109
article thumbnail

Anglo American rejects new £34bn offer from mining rival BHP

The Guardian: Mergers & Acquisitions

Australian company says FTSE 100-listed group’s board did not engage with its all-share approach Business live – latest updates Anglo American has rejected a second takeover approach by Australian rival BHP that values the London-listed mining company at £34bn. BHP said that Anglo’s board had not engaged with its offer, which came after an initial £31bn offer was also rejected last month.

Shares 77
article thumbnail

Goldman's picks from here as resilient consumer starts to show some cracks

CNBC: Investing

These names should be insulated from any troubles tied to customer bases, the firm said.

110
110
article thumbnail

Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

article thumbnail

Man Group PLC : Form 8.3 - Tyman plc

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORERule 8.3 of the.

article thumbnail

These stocks are set to gain the most over the next month, according to an AI model

CNBC: Investing

The iFi AI model is optimistic that these five stocks can rally in the near term.

Stock 110
article thumbnail

SGX FX realigns its CNH FX futures contracts to allow market participants to better manage their price risk exposures

The TRADE

SGX FX has announced adjustments to the official reference rate and timing of the Final Settlement Price (FSP) for its CNH FX futures contracts to help market participants globally manage their price risk exposures better. Specifically, the development focuses on risk exposures between FX futures settlement and OTC FX spot prices. “With the adjustment in our FSP, our customers who are trading spot or options in USD/CNH, for example, can establish a hedge via our SGX USD/CNH FX futures and option

article thumbnail

How to generate some return on Costco after a nice rally, without having to sell the stake

CNBC: Investing

Mike Khouw breaks down how to sell a covered call in Costco and gives his thoughts on Jim Simons.

103
103
article thumbnail

How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.

article thumbnail

Financing sustainable liquid fuel projects in Europe: Identifying barriers and overcoming them

European Investment Bank

The European Investment Bank (EIB) conducted a comprehensive study on financing conditions for sustainable liquid fuel projects in Europe to identify barriers preventing such projects from accessing financing and propose solutions to overcome them. The study involved consultations with 34 companies across the value chain, from technology providers to financial investors, and included discussions with EU institutions and industry experts.

Finance 59
article thumbnail

This agricultural trade is bottoming with more upside likely ahead, according to the charts

CNBC: Investing

Katie Stockton breaks down the action in the VanEck Agribusiness ETF.

Trading 111
article thumbnail

Retirement Planning: Insights and Strategies for Business Owners in 2024

Benchmark International

2024 is on pace to be a record-breaking year for retirement in the U.S. This year, an average of 11,000 Americans per day are expected to celebrate their 65th birthday. Now through 2027, we will see the most significant surge of retirement-age Americans than ever before. Yet, at the same time, data from the Pew Research Center shows that one in five people over the age of 65 are choosing to continue working, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting that Americans over the age of 65 will

article thumbnail

Sica | Fletcher Continues To Lead the Insurance M&A Industry in 2024

Sica Fletcher

Q1 2024 Agency and Broker Buyer Index Reveals a Dynamic Landscape for Insurance M&A NEW YORK, NY - May 13, 2024 - Sica | Fletcher releases the Q1 2024 Agency & Broker Buyer Index. Investors continue to be more selective when evaluating acquisition opportunities, with many well-funded buyers in the market still mindful of the high cost of capital.

article thumbnail

Embedded Analytics Insights for 2024

Organizations look to embedded analytics to provide greater self-service for users, introduce AI capabilities, offer better insight into data, and provide customizable dashboards that present data in a visually pleasing, easy-to-access format. To better understand the factors behind the decision to build or buy analytics, insightsoftware partnered with Hanover Research to survey IT, software development, and analytics professionals on why they make the embedded analytics choices they do.

article thumbnail

Macroeconomic Quarterly Update (Spring 2024)

Chesapeake Corporate Advisors

CCA tracks the following 14 economic datapoints, which are some of the common indicators used to monitor the status of the macro economy. A few key takeaways that CCA is monitoring this winter are: The Fed Remains Committed to Keeping Interest Rates Steady to Improve Inflation The Fed has maintained their position that rates will remain higher for longer, although they are not going to raise rates any higher.

article thumbnail

Embracing ESG: Why (and How) Sustainability Should Guide Your M&A Transaction

PCE

Welcome to the future of deal-making! With environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) considerations swiftly emerging as a paramount concern for regulators, investors, customers, and employees alike, companies are increasingly focusing on creating long-term value through responsible business practices and overall strategy, including potential merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions.

M&A 52
article thumbnail

International Petroleum Corporation Announces Results of Normal Course Issuer Bid

Global Newswire by Notified: M&A

International Petroleum Corporation (IPC or the Corporation) (TSX, Nasdaq Stockholm: IPCO) is pleased to announce that IPC repurchased a total of 245,200 IPC common shares (ISIN: CA46016U1084) during the period of May 1 to 10, 2024 under IPC’s normal course issuer bid / share repurchase program (NCIB).