By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 08/02/2021
  • Industry: Semiconductors
  • Implied EV/LTM EBITDA: 20.86x
  • Deal consideration: All-cash
  • Acquirer advisors: Nomura
  • Target advisors: J.P. Morgan, Qatalyst Partners

Renesas Electronics, one of the world’s largest suppliers of automotive chips, entered into an agreement to acquire Dialog, maker…

By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 21/09/2020
  • Industry: Telecommunication
  • Implied EV/LTM EBITDA: 7.12x
  • Deal consideration: All-cash
  • Acquirer advisors: Société Generale, Lazard, Deloitte (transaction structuring, P/L & BS analysis)
  • Target advisors: J.P. Morgan

French telecom group Iliad acquired 59.8% stake in mobile provider, Play Communications…

By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 11/01/2021
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Deal value: $1.45bn
  • Deal consideration: All-cash
  • Acquirer advisors: n/a
  • Target advisors: J.P. Morgan

French drugmaker Sanofi entered into an agreement to acquire 8.7% stake (8.9mn shares) in UK biotech group, Kymab, for $1.4bn from Hepalink.

By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 04/01/2021
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Deal value: $960mn
  • Deal consideration: All-cash
  • Acquirer advisors: KPMG (due diligence, tax and accounting)
  • Target advisors: Centerview Partners

Italian pharmaceutical company, Angelini Pharma, signed definitive agreement to acquire emerging Swiss biotech company Arvelle Therapeutics from…

By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 12/12/2020
  • Industry: Biotechnology
  • Implied EV/LTM EBITDA: 12.6x
  • Deal consideration: Cash-and-stock mix
  • Acquirer advisors: Evercore, Centerview Partners
  • Target advisors: Bank of America

Drugmaker, AstraZeneca, entered into a definitive agreement to acquire US biotechnology group Alexion Pharmaceuticals for $39bn, making…

By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 30/11/2020
  • Industry: Financial Media and Data Solutions
  • Implied EV/LTM EBITDA: 30.83x
  • Deal consideration: All-share
  • Acquirer advisors: Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Credit Suisse
  • Target advisors: Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Jefferies, J.P. Morgan

New York-based S&P Global has agreed to acquire London-based…

By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 01/12/2020
  • Industry: Internet Software and Services
  • Implied EV/LTM Revenue: 36.12x
  • Financing: Cash-and-stock
  • Acquirer advisors: BofA Securities
  • Target advisors: Qatalyst Partners, Goldman Sachs

Salesforce.com entered into an agreement to acquire Slack Technologies for $27.7bn. Under the terms of the…

By Aron Adamski, BSc Economics @LSE

OVERVIEW OF THE DEAL:

  • Announcement date: 16/11/2020
  • Industry: Banking
  • Deal Value/Tangible Common Equity: 1.3x
  • Financing: All-cash
  • Acquirer advisors: Citigroup, Evercore, PNC FIG Advisory
  • Target advisors: J.P. Morgan

PNC Financial Services Group has agreed to acquire BBVA’s US operations from Spain-based Banco Bilbao (BBVA). The…

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