Merger integration in a converging world

When it comes to merger integration, convergence matters Leaders in the technology, media and entertainment, and telecommunications (TMT) sectors understand the challenge of creating long-term value from M&A, and likely are aware of a recent acquisition that failed to fully achieve pre-deal expectations. As the nature and purpose of TMT dealmaking evolves, corresponding changes to … More Merger integration in a converging world

European middle-market organizations forecast their growth to outpace the eurozone over next 12 months

Read the full press release here. Business confidence is high among European middle-market organizations, despite geopolitical uncertainty within and outside Europe, demographic shifts and rapid digitization across sectors according to the EY Growth Barometer: Europe. The study reveals that almost four in ten (38%) European middle-market companies are targeting current year growth of 6% to … More European middle-market organizations forecast their growth to outpace the eurozone over next 12 months

In a digital world, how can being more human be key to unlocking more growth?

Originally published on betterworkingworld.ey.com. EY, Unilever and The B Team explore why organizations must be more human if they are to deliver sustained growth in a connected world. We are living in an increasingly fragmented world with a crisis of slowing growth in many developed economies. Meanwhile, many brands and employers are attempting to become … More In a digital world, how can being more human be key to unlocking more growth?

EY strengthens legal services with key appointments across the globe

Now comprising more than 2,000 law practitioners in member or allied firms across 75 countries, EY announces a series of key additions to further consolidate its legal services offering and meet increasing client demand. Bolstering teams across Europe Appointments in Europe have strengthened legal services teams across numerous sectors, including Telecommunications, Media and Technology (TMT), … More EY strengthens legal services with key appointments across the globe

Looking back on 2016: EY Law delivers fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth

As 2016 draws to a close, it is timely to reflect on EY’s announcement of combined global revenues of US$29.6b for its financial year ended 30 June 2016. Overall, financial year (FY) 2016 revenue grew by 9% in local currency. Opportunities emerging from disruptive technologies helped deliver the fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth for … More Looking back on 2016: EY Law delivers fifth consecutive year of double-digit growth

Divestment appetite more than doubles in 2016 with companies funding growth through strategic sales

Divestments are top of mind in corporates’ capital agenda strategy this year as companies seek to extract maximum value from strategic sales, according to EY’s 2016 Global Corporate Divestment Study, Learning from private equity: experts at extracting hidden value, an annual survey of corporate and private equity executives out earlier this year. Reflecting the increasing … More Divestment appetite more than doubles in 2016 with companies funding growth through strategic sales

Legislative response to BEPS and the impact on cross-border M&A

Excerpt from EY’s 14th Capital Confidence Barometer. Since the release of the OECD’s final Base Erosion Profit Shifting (BEPS) guidance in October 2015, local country adoption and legislation have started to emerge globally. The 14th edition of EY’s Global Capital Confidence Barometer survey finds a range of attitudes toward the changes in tax regulations, with over a … More Legislative response to BEPS and the impact on cross-border M&A

Hong Kong firm Lin & Associates becomes independent member firm of EY’s global law network

Hong Kong’s Lin & Associates has become an independent member firm of EY’s global law network. Country Law Leader Harry Lin will lead the team, further bolstering EY’s presence in the region. The move continues EY’s growth trajectory, now with more than 1,600 practitioners operating across 70 countries, trebling the firm’s geographical reach since 2009.

EY celebrates launch of UK Law practice at London’s National Gallery

EY celebrated the launch of its UK legal practice last Thursday at London’s National Gallery. EY’s UK Chairman and Managing Partner, Steve Varley, welcomed guests, who had the opportunity to enjoy the grand surroundings while discussing the team’s growth plans. The event came less than a year after EY was granted an Alternative Business Structure … More EY celebrates launch of UK Law practice at London’s National Gallery