Confidence in the economy surged, with 83% of global executives in a recent survey saying they felt optimistic, compared with 53% half a year ago.
UK pharmaceutical company Shire’s deal to buy US biotech firm NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 bilion (£3.4 billion) is just the latest in a series of deals that indicate a trend in mergers and acquisitions for big pharma.
Chinese executives have grown more optimistic about their country’s economic outlook, a survey by consultancy EY reveals.
As the oil price falls, so does appetite for mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas sector.
A wave of mergers and acquisitions is about to sweep through the media and entertainment sector, according to a new survey by consultancy firm EY.
Mergers and acquisitions in the technology sector reached the highest level since the dotcom bubble, a report by consultancy EY shows.