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Does M&A add value to publicly-listed organisations? This is, as the saying goes, the million dollar question, and the subject of endless surveys, academic studies and consulting reports over the years. A majority of these reports grossly oversimplifies the many factors and externalities impacting deal success. Others lazily confuse...

M&A remains by far the most popular way of businesses joining forces, despite the fact that more than half of M&As fail to reach their desired objectives. Indeed one Accenture report has noted that just 58% of all acquisitions added shareholder value 24 months past...

BTD  is pleased to announce a new in-house training workshop specifically designed for M&A/Corporate Development executives and Business Unit leaders. This new 1-day in-house session brings together leaders from both sides of the traditional 'deal divide' within your organisation to review and discuss ways to help bridge the...

Telenor Sweden has agreed to buy Tele2′s fibre and cable business for SEK775m (US$122m) to further its expansion into broadband and television services. The acquisition will give the Swedish subsidiary of the mobile phone company a portfolio of about 370,000 households with a connection to fibre...