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M&A scoring big in professional sports

The professional sports industry is booming and acquirers are taking note. According to A.T. Kearney, total global revenue from sporting event tickets, media rights and sponsorships alone is approximately $80 billion USD, has been increasing annually, and is expected to continue increasing over the upcoming years. Forbes notes that the average NBA team is currently … Continue reading

M&A growth predictions for 2015

Forbes contributor, Michael Schwerdtfeger, recently commented that “2014’s dynamic merger & acquisition market is galloping right into 2015.” Citing various sources, he notes that 2014 was the strongest year for deal-making since at least 2008, with a 47% increase over last year. The overall value of deals in North America grew by nearly 55% due … Continue reading