Companies: Covid-19 leads to a wave of consolidations

Companies: Covid-19 leads to a wave of consolidations

Aurelwould business banks be as overcrowded as hospitals? Not one day happens without the officialisation of a rapprochement, a rumour of public offer of purchase (opa) or the launch of a spac (special purpose acquisition company), these structures rated very popular in the united states to redeem companies with the money of investors. On Thursday 20 May, the Accor Hotel Group announced that it wanted to collect 300 million euros to make its shopping in the restoration or well-being.

Three days earlier, Monday, May 17, Bouygues had shaken the French audiovisual landscape by publishing the bans of a marriage between tf1 and M6, with the blessing of the German Bertelsmann, owner of the rtl group (mother company of the M6 group). A record start of year, even exceeding the tonitruating start of 2007 (before the collapse of the subprime crisis that summer). “catch effect”When Europe still lives at the rate of curfews, the progression of variants and other contamination curves, this goes well.

It is to be forgotten that “growth has gone back into the most advanced countries in their immunization campaign, such as the United States and the United Kingdom,” says François-Xavier de mallmann, president of the goldman sachs investment bank division. Most importantly, scholarships are in full shape, dopped by the ultra-accommodative policies carried out by central banks. »you still have 58,82% of this article to read.

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