Last year brought $17.1 billion in transactions in the asset management sector, but that figure may drop this year as firms grow more cautious.
Tough times for active managers have bankers predicting an uptick in M&A.
Hecker, who advised AB InBev on its $105 billion takeover of SABMiller, sees more cross-border mergers ahead despite regulatory pushback.
As mergers sweep the U.S. health care industry, retirement sponsors grappling with integration are looking to the corporate world for a way forward.
As executive chairman of Guggenheim, the former Bear Stearns CEO has built a full-service investment bank for the firm.
Fluent in Russian, the firm’s co-head of investment banking and capital markets for the region made his name in the mining sector.
Although deal volume has slipped this year, acquisitions remain the easiest way to boost revenue in a low-growth environment.
Stefanova recently launched Marto Capital after almost a decade at hedge fund giant Bridgewater Associates.
It’s not prudent to buy a house without checking its structural integrity. Neither is acquiring a company with shoddy cybersecurity.
The French banker has overseen the Swiss firm’s participation in three of the top five deals announced in Europe this year.