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Insights by Peter Watson. I managed to spend half of last Sunday morning under the impression that it was one hour later than it actually was, but no harm done! Putting the clocks back one hour is an annual ritual and is seen as a...

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Insights by Peter Watson. One week we are wondering about the spectre of nuclear war, the next financial meltdown. Some autumn (began on 22nd September!). It is a reasonable question to ask what impact this may have on the market for Mergers & Acquisitions. Markets...

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Insights by Robert Fiske. The pace of change is accelerating – and that is certainly the case for Prime Ministers! What do we expect from a leader? We appear sometimes to expect them to have all the answers but that is very rare. What we...

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Insights by Peter Watson. For avid investors in the stock market it has been a somewhat torrid time of late. Technology stock in particular have declined – with the tech focussed NASDAQ down as much as 30% at times this year. Our own FTSE techMARK...

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Insights by Peter Watson. As it’s July I should be talking about strawberries and Wimbledon, but instead I want to talk EBITDA! EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest Tax Depreciation and Amortisation) is the most commonly used valuation metric – and chosen primarily as a proxy for...

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Insights by Robert Fiske. If, as we often say, you can transform a company in 5 years then what about in 70? You can argue about the Queen’s influence over that time but it is an incredible length of service in anyone’s book – and...

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Insights by Peter Watson. Coming back from a week away (no flight required) I was amazed as always by the rapid growth of plants (and weeds!) at this time of year. The farmers will soon be “making hay whilst the sun shines” and the adage...

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Insights by Jack Robinson. We are delighted to announce the latest publication of our report “State of Mergers & Acquisitions in the UK Software & IT Services (SITS) Sector – April 2022”. The report shows that acquisition activity in the UK SITS sector increased by...

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Insights by Peter Watson. As a child of the 70s I can remember when inflation was 15%, even though I was not directly impacted by it. Back then a spike in oil prices was a key factor (due to geopolitical forces in the Middle East)....

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Insights by Peter Watson. With Christmas ruined for many by Covid for the second year in a row, I hope that you avoided Omicron and had a good break. It is easy to just start the new year in the same way that you left...

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