Reuters reports that Barclays Capital is beefing up (again), but this time in equities.
A new study says that excessive tax and increased regulation pose a threat to Britain's position as a leading center for asset management.
Here's a note of M&A deal values, and deal numbers year-by-year since 1980.
Here's the Top 20 in Thomson Financial's Japanese M&A league table for the period 01/01/2005 - 30/09/2005.
Here's Thomson Financial's league table for Asia-Pacific M&A (ex-Japan) for the period 1/1/06 - 30/6/06. Announced deals, any Asian (ex-Japan) involvement.
Here's Thomson Financial's US M&A league table for the period 1/1/06 - 30/6/06. (Announced deals, any US involvement).
Jonathan Knee is currently a partner at investment banking boutique Evercore Partners, and adjunct professor at Columbia University. He is about to release his new book, an expose of Wall Street called 'The Accidental Investment Banker' (Oxford University Press).
Here's Thomson Financial's UK M&A league table for the period 1/1/06 - 30/6/06. (Announced deals, any UK involvement).
These league tables detail the market share acheived by firms in the first nine months of 2004. Please remember that more than one firm will work on the same deal.
Here's a run down of worldwide M&A action from 01.01.2005 - 16.11.05. Tables provided by Thomson Financial.