Strategic foreign takeovers worry the West

Mergers and acquisitions are increasingly becoming matters of national sovereignty and security as China, in particular, extends its power

W&I insurance: the price of peace of mind

As global mergers and acquisitions continue to thrive, dealmakers are becoming more familiar with warranty and indemnity insurance

Poor IT integration leads to M&A failures

Successful integration of IT systems can make or break mergers and acquisitions, no matter how good the business prospects

Avoiding culture clash in mergers and acquisitions

Resolving cultural issues within organisations is an essential part of any successful merger or acquisition

M&A between rivals: how much should you disclose?

Merger or takeover talks with a direct competitor need careful handling, but if conducted correctly can have a happy ending

How rivalries in media mergers are shaping the future of TV

Amid a flurry of mergers and acquisitions, powerful rivalries are shaping the future of TV

The biggest mergers and acquisitions in insurance

AXA HQ

With an abundance of capital slushing around in the insurance sector, major M&A deals are being done – and analysts forecast there are more to come

Small beauty brands can now attract big money

Jerrod Blandino and Jeremy Johnson co-founders of Too Faced

Successful independent beauty brands are the targets of private equity investors as well as major brands in an active acquisitions market