Lina Saigol, Financial News

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Recent articles by Lina:

CEO churn hits a high as pandemic-spooked investors seek level heads

'These are truly unprecedented times, with the stress of a more typical economic and debt cycle being amplified by an extraordinary global pandemic,' said one expert → Read More

Ex-Goldman banker’s buyout group RedBird acquires French football club Toulouse

As part of the deal, owner Olivier Sadran will step down from his role as president, while remaining a member of the board of directors → Read More

Lufthansa set for showdown with billionaire investor Thiele over $10bn bailout

Thiele set to meet Germany’s economics minister to discuss his objections to state rescue package → Read More

Private equity returns increased in 2019, but that may not last

The improved figures will come as a relief to investors who have questioned private equity’s outperformance claim → Read More

Investors are betting on a surge in online medical services

Firms investing in telemedicine apps have seen a surge in their use during the coronavirus pandemic. The next stage is making this growth sustainable → Read More

Online art marketplaces enjoy renaissance amid gallery closures

Demand for buying artworks online has more than doubled amid the coronavirus crisis, with one online art marketplace recording its best month for sales in its... → Read More

Vulture funds prepare to feast on troubled company debt

Distressed debt funds begin to circle troubled companies hit hard by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic → Read More

For bankers, cash is king as M&A goes MIA

Global M&A activity reached $697.6bn in the year to date, down 28% compared with the same period last year → Read More

Private jet companies in Europe swamped with calls after Trump’s travel ban

The phone started ringing off the hook early Thursday at Swiss-based private jet company LunaJets, with desperate Americans on the other end of the line willing... → Read More

Coronavirus could herald return of the MAC for M&A deals

Dealmakers are beginning to contact lawyers about finding ways they can walk away from agreed transactions → Read More

Singapore wealth fund cuts bonuses as staff ‘share pains’ of coronavirus impact

Temasek also asks senior executives to make donations to its staff volunteer initiative → Read More

Private equity firm seeks to calm NGO fears over .org domain sale

International bodies have criticised Ethos Capital’s bid for the Public Interest Registry, saying it will endanger the independence and accessibility of the internet → Read More

Muddy Waters target NMC attracts interest from private equity bidders

FTSE 100-listed NMC has lost more than 70% of its value since late December, when Carson Block’s Muddy Waters launched its attack → Read More

Canada’s pension giant to double private equity exposure by 2030

Omers' Mark Redman explains how the fund aims to allocate more to private equity using a 'cuddly capital' approach → Read More

Goldman Sachs overtakes rival JPMorgan as top bank M&A adviser

Goldman Sachs has unseated rival JPMorgan to become the lead adviser in the financial services sector, according to new research. The US investment bank climbed four places in the league tables compiled by GlobalData, which tracks M&A, private equity, venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world. It advised on 48 deals worth $188.8bn in 2019, up from 36 deals worth $58.3bn… → Read More

UK launches security probe into Advent’s Cobham takeover

Business secretary Andrea Leadsom says the government wants to 'support private sector innovation whilst safeguarding the public interest' → Read More

UK open for business as Advent wins £4bn battle for Cobham

Advent International’s pursuit of the defence manufacturer has raised concerns over take-privates in the UK → Read More

European companies defy activisits by holding onto their cash

Activist investors have been increasingly pushing companies over high cash levels → Read More

JPMorgan’s credit line to WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann: almost $100m

JPMorgan is one of nine banks underwriting the hotly-anticipated initial public offering → Read More

ValueAct victory spurs hedge fund activists in Japan

ValueAct Capital is scouring the country for further investments, following its success against Olympus earlier this year — and rivals are following suit → Read More