The New Criterion

The takeover activity at the top end of town is permeating down to the small to mid-sized sector, raising the perennial question of who might be next to garner interest from cashed-up or merely opportunistic acquirers. With dollars to spare,…

M&A boosts investor returns

Mergers and acquisitions activity in Australia hit a seven-year high last year and the good news for investors is that the average takeover premium was significantly higher. Law firm Gilbert + Tobin looked at all the public M&A transactions worth…