Deal activity last week totalled just $12.5 billion.

A multiyear boom in mergers and acquisitions activity came to a halt by the end of March, as the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic ravaged corpora(...)

Grattan statue and Abercrombie & Fitch poster on display on College Green, Dublin, prior to the opening of the company’s first store in Ireland. (Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill)

US teen apparel retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, which has put itself up for sale, posted a smaller-than-expected drop in comparable-store sales, hel(...)

This year’s largest deal so far, Bayer’s $66 billion takeover of Monsanto, was clinched in the third quarter.

The value of announced mergers and acquisitions (M&A) worldwide fell 27 per cent year-on-year to $753 billion in the third quarter of 2016, as app(...)

The $30 billion merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse is now on a knife-edge, given the uncertainty surrounding London’s future trading deal with Europe

Some bankers advising companies on takeovers and initial public offerings (IPO) have all but written off big-ticket activity for the rest of 2016, af(...)

Senior bankers are said to be paying for the champagne this year. Image: Thinkstock

Bankers are celebrating the biggest year on record for mergers and acquisitions with magnums of champagne and slap-up dinners: just don’t expect to re(...)