Author Archives: Martin Yau

About Martin Yau

I'm an Intelligent Investor & a Maths Graduate seeking a back/middle office role within the banking and finance sector.

Have Tech Deals recovered from the Financial Mushroom Cloud?

Introduction In this article, I will be discussing briefly but with just enough detail if technology M&A has recovered from the financial crisis of 2008, short and long term trends from my own perspective. What happened to technology M&A? Before … Continue reading

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Has ConAgra Foods made the right choice buying Ralcorp at a higher price?

Introduction This is my first post since taking a break from this blog because of my ongoing attempt to build a merger model of Google and Motorola Holdings and I have been through a few things in general not related to … Continue reading

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Which factors are currently driving technology M&A?

In this post, I will go briefly through the following factors that I believe are currently driving M&A activity in the technology sector. For each factor, I will provide at least an example whenever possible to back my opinions. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Will the takeover of Ralcorp Holdings Inc. by ConAgra Foods Inc. succeed?

This is my second short M&A analysis. This time I am going to analyse the takeover of Ralcorp Holdings Inc. (RAH) by ConAgra Foods Inc. (CAG). I will talk about the background of the deal briefly before giving my analysis … Continue reading

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Would the acquisition of TMX Group Inc. be a good deal for LSE Group plc?

This is my first M&A analysis in this blog. This time I will analyse the merger of London Stock Exchange (LSE) Group plc and TMX Group Inc. I will talk about the background of the deal briefly before giving my … Continue reading

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What are the effects of entrepreneurial revolution and social media on the M&A industry?

Welcome to MartinYau.org. As this is my first post, I will not analyse a M&A transaction. I will do that in my next post. Instead, I will briefly talk about the effects of the entrepreneurial revolution and social media on … Continue reading

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