Chinese and other Asian investors have become increasingly active in mergers and acquisitions, and may represent the best opportunity to get the highest price for a business
Businesses that look to acquire in the UK face ongoing concerns around future regulation, tax and supply chains, but the weak pound has had allure
Transferring risk from a transaction on to the insurance market can help oil the wheels of mergers and acquisitions
Buoyant financial markets, with a risk appetite for technology companies, are nurturing more than 200 tech unicorns worldwide
Three dynamics reflect the different ways in which the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) business is maturing – types of deal, skill at integration and post-merger preparation
Rather than investing via private equity, some of the biggest pension funds are finding an advantage in going direct
Acquiring talent by buying a company has worked for some organisations, but may be a risky strategy
When a brand that built its reputation on upholding high ethical standards is sold, can the ethical approach be safeguarded?
Beyond the terrible human price paid by victims, terrorist attacks wreak havoc with local and global trade
Exporters face the unwelcome prospect of increased red tape and trade barriers post-Brexit, but here are a couple of ideas to help ease the pain
Africa rising has attracted many exporters into the continent with a growing middle class, but there are cautionary tales to be told
On the march across South-East Asia’s factories, automation is increasing the threat of mass migration of redundant low-skilled workers
Western e-tailers cannot expect to conquer trade in the South and East unless they adapt to local market conditions
‘Small businesses starting to trade internationally want to mitigate the risks caused by Trump and Brexit’
I need to be clear from the start. I am no economist and I am not an exporter
China has long had a problem with trademark theft, but is a tougher stance from Beijing finally paying off?
From self-driving cars to remote technicians, car manufacturers are morphing into all-encompassing technology companies where experience is the new currency
We’re in dire need of a 21st century Wilberforce to realign the corporate moral compass on this increasingly pressing issue of modern-day slavery
In conversation with Dr Greg Benson, professor of computer science at the University of San Francisco, about the many challenges facing regulators in a world that could soon be dominated by robots.
For many years, we thought of our business leaders as being almost exclusively extroverted, but are we missing out on world-class leaders by ignoring introverts?
Europewide regulation is set to transform payment services, promising consumers a new deal