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Michael Jenny | Jul 2017

Hydro’s Purchase of Sapa Allows them to Approach the European Sector as a Coordinated Entity

Viewed as a defensive move when created, the acquisition seems to make sense with expected growth and synergies that will likely play out over the coming two or three years.  Livingstone’s Mike Jenny further discusses implications of the deal.
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Industrial

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Steven Lewis | Jun 2017

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Tecnopacking, a leading Spanish distributor of industrial packaging supplies, has been acquired by Bunzl plc

Livingstone’s Business Services sector team has advised the shareholders of Tecnopacking, SLU, a leading Spanish B2B distribution company focused on industrial packaging supplies, on its sale to Bunzl plc.
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Business Services
M&A: Sell-Side

In The Press

Harsha Wickremasinghe | Jun 2017

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The new generation of tech disruptors entering the lucrative bed industry

As the news breaks that Casper, the mattress maker, has raised $170 million in a funding round and is eyeing up an IPO, Harsha Wickremasinghe takes a look at the new generation of tech disruptors entering the lucrative bed industry.
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Consumer

In The Press

Harsha Wickremasinghe | Jun 2017

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Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods: What the Experts Say

Harsha Wickremasinghe, Associate on Livingstone’s Consumer Team was quoted this week in Retail Week following the announcement that Amazon is planning to acquire Whole Foods, a grocery store chain, in a deal valued at $13.7 billion.
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Consumer

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Thomas Karlsson | Jun 2017

Omnikanal

Omnichannel – From Buzzword to Investment Strategy in the Nordics

Livingstone reviews recent market development and finds that we in the Nordics so far this year, have seen almost as many transactions in which dedicated e-retailers have acquired businesses with physical stores as we did in the whole of last year. We are also finding that pure brick-and-mortar retailers in the Nordics are starting to acquire e-commerce businesses.
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Consumer
M&A: Sell-Side

In The Press

Alex John | Jun 2017

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UK Specialist Lending sector racks up £3bn of M&A activity in just five months

The UK specialist lending market had a very positive start to 2017, with businesses securing good credit quality and growth strategies as a result of the continuing favourable economic conditions.
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Business Services

News

Dr. André Schröer | Jun 2017

Livingstone advises KWP Recycling GmbH and Bracke Umweltservice GmbH

Livingstone has advised KWP Recycling GmbH on its sale to Schönmackers Umweltdienste GmbH & Co. KG.
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Business Services
Special Situations

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Will Evans | Jun 2017

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Regulatory Driven Change: Consultancy Opportunities in the UK Financial Services Market

In the wake of the global financial crisis, financial services markets have undergone an extended period of dramatic transformation, as complex regulatory and compliance requirements continue to come into force.
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Business Services

News

Patrick Groarke | Jun 2017

Livingstone team announcements

Livingstone appoints Krishan Raval, Joe Austin and Dustin Stevens

Livingstone is delighted to welcome a talented group of corporate financial professionals to its London office.
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