July 21, 2014

General Electric is spinning off its Synchrony Financial consumer credit business in an initial public offering (IPO) and seeking a market valuation as high as $22 billion.

July 14, 2014

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba increased its valuation to $130 billion less than a month before its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange.

December 12, 2013

Exceptional job growth, population gains and improved retail fundamentals have significantly elevated the sales prices for shopping centers in Texas over the last year, according to Deal Sikes & Associates, a Houston-based real estate valuation and counseling firm.

March 15, 2013

Mergers and acquisitions transaction activity in the U.S. retail sector jumped 39% in 2012 for deals greater than $50 million, while total deal value more than doubled. These gains point to an industry undergoing major changes, one that is attracting considerable interest from a wide range of players.

March 28, 2011

By Kenneth H. Marks, founder and managing partner, High Rock Partners

February 10, 2011

The increased pace of merger and acquisition activity late in 2010, including some huge deals, suggests that 2011 will be an active year. Low interest rates, significant cash on many firms’ balance sheets, and stock prices that are low enough to attract buyers but high enough to move sellers off the sidelines all reinforce that possibility.


January 18, 2011

The increased pace of merger and acquisition activity late in 2010, including some huge deals, suggests that 2011 will be an active year.

January 4, 2011

A report released Tuesday by NAI Global said that real estate conditions worldwide had stabilized and were beginning to improve.

October 4, 2010

Gordon Brothers Group, a global advisory, restructuring and investment firm specializing in the retail, consumer...

August 15, 2010

BDO Consulting said Monday it has named Richard S. Hauer as managing director in the...

July 19, 2010

Merger and acquisition (M) transactions can be a viable alternative for accomplishing a number of...