Uber asserts its dominance on third-party delivery market after acquiring Postmates for $2.65B

-By Ghali Moutawakil, University College London DEAL OVERVIEW Acquirer: Uber Technologies Target: Postmates Total Transaction Value: $2.65 billion Close Date: December 1st, 2020 Target Advisor: JPMorgan Securities LLC Uber announced, on December 1st 2020, the closing of its acquisition of Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal. This deal, which brings together two of theContinue reading “Uber asserts its dominance on third-party delivery market after acquiring Postmates for $2.65B”

S&P Global to Buy IHS in an all-stock deal

-By Ghali Moutawakil, University College London DEAL OVERVIEW Acquirer: S&P Global Target: IHS Markit Ltd Total Transaction Size: $44 billion Closed date: Q4 2021 Financial advisor to S&P Global’s: Goldman Sachs, Citi, Credit Suisse and HSBC Securities Financial advisors to IHS: Morgan Stanley On November 30th 2020, S&P Global and IHS Markit announced they haveContinue reading “S&P Global to Buy IHS in an all-stock deal”

NVIDIA’s $54B takeover of ARM in jeopardy

–By Ghali Moutawakil, University College London Overview of the deal Acquirer: Nvidia CorporationTarget: Arm HoldingsTotal transaction size: $54bnClosed date: Deadline in March 2022Acquirer financial advisor: Morgan StanleyTarget financial advisor: Goldman Sachs Nvidia announced on 13 September 2020 that the company had reached an agreement with SoftBank Group Corp to purchase ARM Limited, in a transactionContinue reading “NVIDIA’s $54B takeover of ARM in jeopardy”