mergers and acquisitions

  • Incorporating Machiavelli into the mergers and acquisitions department

    Dec 17, 2018

    Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli was the Renaissance-era politician, writer, philosopher and name-sake of the adjective “Machiavellian,” frequently used in political discourse to refer to achieving power through cunning, manipulative, cynical, ruthless and immoral means.

  • A meal of material adverse changes

    Dec 3, 2018

    The term “MAC” appears, it seems, as often in M&A transaction agreements as it does in McDonald’s restaurants worldwide.

  • Narration about representations

    Sep 24, 2018

    Representations in M&A agreements may take on a different spin if they were evaluated in the fashion of current political discourse.

  • Managing compensation in M&A

    Managing compensation in M&A

    Aug 20, 2018

    Executive pay is being increasingly scrutinized in corporate deals

  • Blakes reveals private equity deal study

    Blakes reveals private equity deal study

    Jun 4, 2018

    Bay Street law firm Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP has released a “one of a kind” study with data based on private equity mergers and acquisitions it has handled over a three-year period.