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Private Equity
A team of experts examines the state of private equity around the globe. In this issue, we present Debevoise & Plimpton’s Kevin Schmidt’s market review and a look at deal activity last year, followed by Yuto Matsumura of Tokyo’s Mori Hamada & Matsumoto with a look at a KKR case study and private equity markets in Japan. The panel gave its talk at this year’s Annual International Mergers & Acquisitions Conference at New York. More to come in our next issue.

Calvin S. Goldman QC, of Toronto’s Goldmans LLP, looks at cross-border deals and discusses the evolving public interest considerations in such deals, the OECD Competition Committee, the ABA Section of Antitrust Law Task Force Report on Foreign Investment Review, the Investment Canada Act and a range of other issues involved in the world of cross-border M&A.


M&A on Bloomberg Radio

John Close on Bloomberg Radio
On the day Verizon announced its deal for Yahoo, Mr. Close talks about M&A more than way through the year. Although 2016 has been developing a reputation as tired year. But there is no reason to despair. "Slower" doesn't mean "slow".
Broadcast: July 25, 2016

The Bloomberg Advantage: Close Says 2015 M&A 'Ancient History'
John Close and Bloomberg's Ed Hammond discuss what we're likely to see in 2016. One thing looks certain--deal value and deal numbers will be down. But that's compared to 2015, a record year with mega-deals in force.
Broadcast: February 29, 2016

Whither M&A in 2015 and into 2016?
Listen to John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discuss the future of dealmaking on the day Dell announced its $67 billion acquisition of EMC with Bloomberg's deal reporter Ed Hammond and the hosts of The Bloomberg Advantage Carol Massar and Corey Johnson.
Broadcast: October 12, 2015

A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages
John Close, editor of The M&A Journal, discusses his book "A Giant Cow-Tipping By Savages" with the hosts of Bloomberg Radio's Taking Stock Carol Massar and Michael McKee.
Broadcast: April 13, 2015


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