Mergers & Acquisitions

Building Value is called on frequently to opine on, research, write and speak about the dynamics of its chosen industries and, in particular, their rationalisation. This comprises major individual company reports, industry trends analysis, commentary on general themes and conference speaking - which includes: Euroconstruct (on a number of occasions); Castlemead Insurance Brokers; Connaught; UBM/Pinsent Masons; Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Authority; Watts Group; and Zurich (see Papers ).

More specifically, the two lists below concentrate on significant deals. 

1. ING Barings major deal sheet

Defence of BET plc vs. Rentokil Initial plc (offer raised and agreed)
Purchase of Dunlop Adhesive minorities by Norcros plc
Offer for Newman Tonks plc by FKI plc (lapsed)
Merger of Kondor Wessels NV & Volker Stevin NV
Merger (lapsed) of Wilma NV & BAM Group NV
Purchase of Hall & Tawse from Alfred McAlpine plc for Mansell plc
Esther Koplowitz sale of FCC SA stake to Vivendi SA
Sale of 87% stake in GAH for AGIV AG
Cie de Saint-Gobain SA purchase of Flexovit NV
Keramik Holdings AG Laufen on sale of Incepa ceramic tiles
HeidelbergCement AG purchase of Scancem SA
General Electric Inc sale of Nuovo Pignone SpA
2. Morgan Stanley major deal sheet
$600 million IPO for CEMEX SA
$1.2 billion New York Stock Exchange listing of Empresas ICA SA
Sale by the Greek Government of its stake in Heracles General Cement Company SA ($635million) to Calcestruzzi SpA
Joint issue of $300 million of Auction Market Preferred Stock for Tarmac plc