LONDON/ BENGALURU, May 4- The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc and its German counterpart, saying it no longer intended to stage a rival bid for the British bourse. Intercontinental Exchange Inc's CEO Jeffrey Sprecher accused the London exchange of failing to respond to the... » Read More
Alex Tarrant, assistant editor at Dealreporter, discusses the latest M&A activity and the impact of the Federal Reserve.
Neil Campling, global TMT analyst at Aviate Global, says there could be further mergers in the telecoms market following Altice's acquisition of U.S. provider Cablevision.
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Andrew Holland, European and U.S. beverage research analyst for Societe Generale, talks about brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev's announcement of a potential takeover bid of SABMiller.
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Zeno Staub, CEO of Vontobel, expects a lot of consolidation in the industry in the near term. He states that his bank will remain independent, but did not rule out making acquisitions in the future.
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Giuseppe Recchi, chairman of Telecom Italia, predicts there will be more consolidation in the telecoms industry and explains why the industry is in a transitional period.
Fred Hassan, managing director of healthcare and consumer for Warburg Pincus, says we will see more M&A in the health care sector.
Louis Gargour, chief investment officer and managing partner of LNG Capital, shares his top sector picks. He also suggests investing in corporate debt.
Mor Weizer, CEO of Playtech, discusses his company and trends in the gambling industry.
William Mace, industrials correspondent at Dealreporter, explains the major problems with Monsanto's failed bid for Syngenta.
Joel Leonoff, president and CEO of Optimal Payments, talks about the mergers and acquisitions occurring in the e-commerce space and the potential impact of Apple Pay.
Jessica Ground, U.K. equities fund manager for Schroders, talks about the merger between Shell and BG, and discusses other opportunities in the equities market.
Frank Aquila, Sullivan and Cromwell, weighs in on the market selloff and how it plays into equity prices as wells as mergers and acquisitions.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-Minn.), discusses her concerns about the deal between online travel websites Expedia and Orbitz.
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Michael Carr, Goldman Sachs global co-head of M&A, weighs in on the record year of deal-making that has been occurring in the markets.