M&A Hungary

EU integration through M&A

EU integration through M&A The 6th anniversary of Hungarys EU accession is around the corner. The day, we waited 15 years for after the Berlin Wall crumbled, the day on which we had pinned hopes and dreams. Remember the giant sand clock on Dózsa György street. Remember the tinkling in the stomach when we finally turned the wheel of history and joined the "good side"? The referendum, where 80 percent said yes to Europe?

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M&A Conference in Transylvania

On 19 February, 2010 MB Partners, in co-operation with Bank Guttmann and the Association of Székely Entrepreneurs held an exceptionally successful conference in Hungest Hotel Fenyő with the title: M&A in the time of Crisis. The goal of the event was to take the audience through the whole process of selling a company from grooming, through presenting a company to the raising capital or an eventual sale. read more »

M&A Conference in Transylvania

IMAP 2009 Annual Report: In the future for IMAPs M&A services may be stronger than ever

While M&A activity has definitely been affected by the financial crisis that began last year, IMAP did see M&A activity steadily increase as 2009 progressed. IMAP completed transactions in the first half of calendar year 2009 were down from the same period in 2008. But, in many cases, the closing activity was stronger than expected; proof that IMAP is getting deals done even in this unique economic environment.read more »

IMAP 2009 Annual Report: In the future for IMAPs M&A services may be stronger than ever

The year began with silence

The beginning of 2010 was rather quiet in the M&A business across Europe. Closings took a major role at the end of January and the beginning of February, new deals were rare. read more »

The year began with silence

What are operating assets worth when not used?

Fixed assets are considered to be one of the least risky areas from an audits standpoint. However as a result of the crisis, verifying fixed assets demand more attention. However, it may also offer solutions to some problems. read more »

What are operating assets worth when not used?

Through a new optics

Halma, the UK based leading safety, health and sensor technology group acquired SphereOptics, LLC from current management and financial shareholders for an initial cash consideration of $2.5 million. A deferred purchase consideration of up to $3.5 million is payable to the vendors, based on the growth in profit before tax for the period ending March 2012.read more »

Through a new optics