Takeovers and Buyouts

The latest deal news from across the alternative investment space.

Top Story

Private Equity: CITIC Capital Targets Huge Stake in McDonald’s Business in China

CITIC Capital, the Chinese private equity firm, is bidding for a 22% stake in the Chinese and Hong Kong businesses of McDonald’s Corp. The firm is looking to put some of the $2.8 billion that it raised for its fourth Chinese buyout fund in August 2019.

Read more

Get Daily Updates

Subscribe to DailyAlts Today to get Alternative Investment news, insight, and commentary delivered straight to your inbox every day.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Private Equity: CITIC Capital Targets Huge Stake in McDonald’s Business in China
January 23, 2020

CITIC Capital, the Chinese private equity firm, is bidding for a 22% stake in the Chinese and Hong Kong businesses of McDonald’s Corp. The firm is looking to put some…

FinTech: Fintechs That Could be in Play After the Visa-Plaid Deal
January 22, 2020

There are too many fintechs out there, but many can’t survive on their own. A Barron’s analysis of likely deal-making in the fintech sector after the landmark Visa-Plaid deal shows…

Alternative Investments: A Bidding War For Voya Financial May Happen This Year
January 14, 2020

Voya Financial may become a possible takeover target in the coming months, according to the Financial Times. The report indicates that the former ING Group insurance unit and retirement plan…

Private Equity Merger: Aksia Buys Out TorreyCove Capital Partners
January 14, 2020

New York advisory Aksia will purchase private equity consultancy TorreyCove Capital Partners. The deal will see the two firms marry under the name Aksia. Aksia has specialized in private credit…

FinTech: Visa Snaps Up Fintech Network Plaid for $5.3 Billion
January 14, 2020

Visa Snaps Up Fintech Network Plaid for $5.3 Billion. Plaid allows people to connect their finances to apps. Fintech applications need to connect up with a user’s financial accounts to…

Digital Assets: The Insight Partners-Armis Deal Will Mint Millionaires by the Dozen
January 8, 2020

Venture Capital and private equity firm Insight Partners said Monday that it would acquire Israeli cybersecurity startup Armis at a valuation of $1.1 billion, said The Jerusalem Post. Though Insight…

Broadcast Station M&A Hit $900 Million the Fourth Quarter
January 6, 2020

Broadcast M&A picked up last quarter. According to media research firm Kagan, broadcast station M&A hit $900.0 million in Q4 2019.

Bancorp South Bank Completes Deal for Texas First Bancshares
January 3, 2020

The deal creates a new firm with $21 billion in assets. Bancorp South Bank announced the completion of its acquisition of Texas First Bancshares, the parent company of Texas First…

Takeovers & Buyouts: Mega M&A Deals in 2019 Highest in Four Years
January 2, 2020

Key trends in global M&A during 2019 included a sharp rise in large M&A transactions accompanied by a slowdown in cross-border deals. Deal-makers were defensive given geopolitical tensions such as…

Takeovers & Buyouts: Tencent-led Consortium Buys 10% of Vivendi-owned Universal Music
January 2, 2020

Vivendi cashes in on recovery in the music industry with a stake sale. Universal Music Group (UMG), the biggest music company in the world, has sold a 10% slice worth…