Bad Blood Is Good for M&A, The Edge Reveals 16-Year Global Study The Big Banks Didn’t Want Released

Bad Blood Is Good for M&A, The Edge Reveals 16-Year Global Study The Big Banks Didn’t Want Released By Brooke Sutherland, Senior Reporter [@blsuth], Bloomberg Gadfly: Hostile takeovers get a bad rap 16-year study by The Edge unlocks how investors can benefit This is “the report the big banks didn’t want released” Sure, the back-and-forth rhetoric can turn, well, hostile and the risks of overpaying or wasting time and energy are high. And yes, oftentimes the deals don’t even happen, as occurred this week when Canadian Pacific Railway dropped its months-long (and unbidden) pursuit of Norfolk Southern. Be that as it may, some bad blood between deal partners...

Harvest Interview Series: Finding an Edge in Catalyst Investing

Harvest Interview Series: Finding an Edge in Catalyst Investing “I believe that in order to act on anything, you need to have a level of trust. Particularly in a sector which unfortunately breeds some unscrupulous people.” Jim Osman, CEO, The Edge Khai Nguyen of Harvest goes further behind the scenes to get an understanding into the very high end world of advising the world’s leading money managers by interviewing Jim Osman, CEO and founder of The Edge Consulting Group. The global independent intelligence provider advising the biggest Hedge Funds, Mutual Funds, Family Offices and Activist Funds charged with finding hidden...

BNN: 6 Global Banks Now at Tipping Point for a Corporate Spinoff Reveals The Edge

BNN: 6 Global Banks Now at Tipping Point for a Corporate Spinoff Reveals The Edge Frances Horodelski, Business Anchor, BNN: The banking sector could provide the next round of big-name corporate spinoffs, according to Ryan Mendy, Chief Operating Officer, The Edge Consulting Group. Names to watch over the next 12-to-18 months according to Mendy: JPMorgan, Bank of America, Citigroup, Deutsche Bank, UBS and HSBC. Click to watch the full TV interview...

Big Banks Next: Data Behind Company Spinoffs Reveals Value Creation, finds The Edge and Deloitte

Big Banks Next: Data Behind Company Spinoffs Reveals Value Creation, finds The Edge and Deloitte Contrary to the objections of select corporate boards deciding against the strategic growth opportunities of separately listing a non-correlated division that activists and value investment funds view as currently trapping value, the proposition’s now about to get all the more eye opening. Not only do 2 in 10 spinoff stocks see M&A, newly analysed data by investment and corporate advisors, The Edge Consulting Group and Deloitte reveals that while not all separations work, the majority go on to beat peer groups and index benchmarks tremendously....

Investors Want The World’s Largest Banks to be Sliced Up, The Edge Research Names Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and HSBC

Investors Want The World’s Largest Banks to be Sliced Up, The Edge Research Names Bank of America, Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan and HSBC By Kevin Dugan, Senior Writer, New York Post: Investors are trying to do what Janet Yellen can’t. They are circling around some of the world’s largest banks, pushing for a breakup into as many as four different companies, as expensive regulations from Yellen’s Federal Reserve make “too big to fail” a heavy burden for shareholders. While JPMorgan — the largest US bank by assets — has been called upon to split up, Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and HSBC are also in the too-big-to-fail camp and shareholders say they’re getting less bang for their buck, Ryan Mendy,...