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Several Delaware law developments have important implications for companies that plan to do deals this year. Last April, the Delaware legislature passed an amendment to the state's corporate law code intended to make it easier for buyers to use tender offers to acquire targets.
On April 7, Helen Zhu will join BlackRock Inc. as a managing director and head of China equities. For other updates launch today's Movers & shakers slideshow.
The past few months have seen a surge in A&D activity in the upstream oil and gas markets. Weak natural gas prices and a relatively stable oil price are acting as catalysts for increased deal activity. Oil and gas corporations are focused on shedding their non-core assets. How should you adapt your A&D strategy? REPLAY WEBCAST
The number of private equity exits, which has been on an upswing since 2009, is expected to keep growing this year. Funds raised in 2006-08 still have plenty of companies in their portfolios, which they should be exiting. What are the exit options sellers have? WEBCAST REGISTRATION
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M&A activity has remained steady. There were 7,993 deals at $187 billion in Q2 of 2013 and an increase of 0.9% in deal volume and value. In the first half of 2013, private equity raised 66% of capital raised in 2012. Overall, deal fundamentals have remained strong but can we expect those conditions to continue into 2014? REPLAY WEBCAST
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The improving U.S. economy presents opportunities for expansion, along with pitfalls that can trip even the most astute executives. Acquire, divest or sit tight…which strategy makes the best sense in 2014? The answers will reshape the deal landscape as fortunes are wagered, won and lost throughout the coming year.
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