The M&A deals announced last week were as diverse as they can get in a state generally perceived as all energy, all the time — or at least most of the time. But that diversification is part of both a Texas reality and a global trend. The CDT Roundup, with help from a couple of experts, explains.
This week’s crop of deals are nothing if not diverse: a gold mining company, diapers, dried foods, luxury cars and RTD cocktails. The CDT Roundup breaks them down.
KLV Capital’s Vic Keller weighed in on the private equity shop’s investment strategy, its portfolio companies’ performance and what M&A activity will look like going forward.
Whether they are preparing to file or scrambling so they don’t have to, there are two traits that characterize most recent transactions in Texas: bankruptcy or the fear of bankruptcy. This is not hard to imagine in a state where bankruptcies have tripled over this time last year.
Is the business of law business getting back to normal? Maybe. If the numbers over the last few weeks mean anything, things are both more and less normal. Willkie Farr’s Michael De Voe Piazza thinks it’s a trend worth noting. The CDT Roundup has the deals.
Hating the term “New Normal”? Get used to it. As S&P Global Market Intelligence reports, it’s going to be a long road back. The CDT Roundup explains.
Two sides to the coin. Two-edged sword. Yin and Yang. Pick your metaphor, but both pessimists and optimists will find succor in this week’s transactions. Allen Pusey explains.
The recent decline in M&A activity in energy and especially in the previously redhot midstream sector has limited the viable exit opportunities for most sponsor-backed midstream oil, gas or water portfolio companies in the near term. But this temporary period creates an ideal environment for sponsors and management to take an introspective look at their portfolio companies and begin preparing for their eventual sale, once the oil and gas industry has recovered and the M&A market has stabilized.
How hard has the coronavirus been on transactional activity from week to week? We decided to check the figures from March through July against the same time period during the two previous years. Here’s what we found.
The UT Law School grad with a New York background and a strong PE client base, previously led the Houston office and Texas transactional practice at Jones Day.