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Approaching 2010 with cautious optimism

In addition to a continuing focus on the BRIC countries, this edition includes features on the chemical and banking industries, divestitures, and middle-market M&A in France and an interview with our Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand.

Jeff A. Schmidt
Jeff A. Schmidt

In Our View: Approaching 2010 with Cautious OptimismOct 2009

This is the Q4 2009 edition of CDI Global's quarterly newsletter. In addition to a continuing focus on the BRIC countries, this edition includes features on the chemical and banking industries, divestitures, and middle-market M&A in France and... Read more >

An Interview with Pieter Van BeeckOct 2009

In this issue of the CDI Global Newsletter we interview the managing director of one of CDI's strongest offices, CDI Global, Australia-New Zealand, who points to attractive opportunities in the mining and high voltage industry sectors. CDI News:&... Read more >

Pieter Looringh van Beeck
Pieter Looringh van Beeck

Getting the Best Value from a DivestitureOct 2009

Usually, one thinks of "company search" as the approach to take for acquisitions, but in our experience we have found that the same targeting skills that work for acquisitions in identifying the "perfect fit" between companies ... Read more >

M&A Opportunities Available in FranceOct 2009

Strategic investors have great possibilities in France for chosen acquisitions at reasonable prices.  That said, investors must carefully screen the market to find appropriate targets because the volume of M&A transactions continues ... Read more >

Thierry Gibert
Thierry Gibert
John B. Morton
John B. Morton

Chemical Industry M&A Prospects Oct 2009

As the current credit crisis eases and business confidence builds, chemical industry M&A activity is expected to return to previous levels.  The same underlying issues that have driven chemical industry consolidation and portfolio restruc... Read more >

Today's Outbound M&A Activity from JapanOct 2009

Leading Japan's outward M&A expansion are companies that have primarily relied on domestic demand in the past. These companies are strongly affected by Japan's aging population and the sluggish national economy. They are looking for future gro... Read more >

Maxim Skobtsov
Maxim Skobtsov

Acquisition of Mid-Sized Companies in Russia: A Source for Creating Value in Economic DownturnsOct 2009

The Russian M&A market has shrunk significantly over the past year. The total value of deals went down from roughly USD 100 billion in the first half of 2008 to USD 50 billion for the same period of 2009.  Moreover, some three quarters of... Read more >

Brazil: Land of OpportunityOct 2009

Brazil's future looks very promising in both the near and the long term. Much has been written about Brazil as one of the least affected nations in the global crisis, and it is the only country to have received an upgrade from rating agencies. Fur... Read more >

Jan R.E. Jarne
Jan R.E. Jarne
Stefan Kracht
Stefan Kracht

German Companies in China Confident about Chinese Economy Going into 2010Oct 2009

Although China has had its share of the worldwide financial crisis, German companies in China are generally positive about business in the country and confident the Chinese economy will pick up in the first half of 2010. These are two of the resul... Read more >

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