The raw european 2018 mergers and acquisitions seems to be as promising as the year 2017. Last year, tens of fusacs (mergers and acquisitions) and other MNAs (Mergers and Acquisitions) in the jargon of the market rooms, have exceeded the cap of $ 200 billion. In this concert, the France is not at rest, either as a target, with a total of redemptions representing a little more than one-quarter of the amounts recorded, either as a buyer, with 40% of the purchases, including Luxottica, Essilor.
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shareholders ‘prey’ have not had to complain of ; the premium paid by the purchaser amounted to an average of nearly 35 % of the average of the three months preceding the offer. Those of the american Bioverativ will receive Sanofi a premium of 64% over the last side.
in Addition to the operations in progress, such as the offer of Saffron on Zodiac, or those of Allianz on Euler-Hermes, Thales about Gemalto, the odds parisian could know again the fever of TAKEOVER bids and other spin-offs, that is to say, sales of businesses or divisions of groups.
Several factors argue in favour of this. First, a cost of money very low, which makes debt cheap. Then, an influx of liquidity on the markets and to european values, undervalued compared to their competitors in the US, restructured and ready to grow to stay in the race. Better, the european Commission, long hostile to TAKEOVER bids cross-border, begins to admit the necessity of european giants to hold the high dragee with the GAMFA (Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Facebook, Apple, Alibaba, Tenscent et al.
The values to follow
Here are several values that could begin the hunt, be hunted, or to separate certain of their subsidiaries, putting them on the stock exchange. The cash from these sales would swell the dividends. For the greatest profit in trading rooms and investors, who, allured also by the refocusing of the means of their values, would boost their stock purchases. What, in fine, would account for the rise in the stock.
• Continental : the oem has mandated JP Morgan to consider the sale or listing separate from the division of Power Train or activity thermal engine. As for the rumors of a listing of its tires, they seem to contradict the ambitions underpinned by its director general last December, in front of some French media including your argent.fr and the long-term partnership signed with the organizers of the Tour de France.
• The Caisse des dépôts et Consignations ” is considering separating from his land Icade, or even all or part of its interest in CNP Assurances, according to WANSQUARE. Another value to monitor : the Land of the regions.
• NRJ Group and its bouquet of radio and DTT channels could be of interest to a group of media such as TF1 or Vivendi. In the audiovisual sector, it will also be necessary, according to Credit Suisse and its index M&A 15, monitor for the british ITV Plc. About Ipsos, its independence is open to debate after the takeover in 2018 number 3 in the world, the German Gfk for 1.8 billion euros by the american fund KKR.
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• on the side of The industry, Neopost and ThyssenKrupp AG shine on the radar. The first due to the redemption of the u.s. Pitney Bowes funds Carlyle and Blackstone. The second, found by Credit Suisse, may separate from its steel. As to a digital printer MGI Digital Graphic, they may be redeemed by a shareholder, the japanese Konica. In another register, syrups and vodka, Marie Brizzard deserve a particular follow-up.