Unstructured Finance

Noted: Financial M&A drivers for 2010

January 5, 2010

Across the different bits of financial services – such as fund management, broker-dealers, insurance, and trading systems – mergers and acquisitions fell sharply in 2009. But Freeman & Co outlines 10 drivers that should make this a busier year for dealmaking:

RAB fund still paying the price

January 4, 2010

RAB Capital’s struggling Special Situations fund looks to have recorded a positive return in 2009, but after a bumper year for the industry it is still paying the price for the investments it made in illiquid assets before the credit crisis.

DealZone Daily

November 24, 2009

British publisher Informa is in talks to buy its German rival Springer Science and Business Media from private equity firms Candover and Cinven, the FT says.