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News and Events

The Headline-Making Business Deals of 2018

Big businesses had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year

Big businesses have had quite an appetite for acquisitions this year. Despite the volatile market conditions outside our shores (no thanks to Trump and China), local and even regional business players have had a good year of deals.Here are some that have ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez for Esquire Philippines  | December 30, 2018 06:00:00
News and Events

UP Missed UAAP Finals But Wins Top Prize in PwC’s 2017 M&A Challenge

Teams from Ateneo and MSU also do well in contest for corporate finance students

A team of business students from the University of the Philippines Cesar Virata School of Business collected Php100,000 after winning the top prize in the 2017 M&A Challenge sponsored by accounting firm PwC Philippines.The nationwide contest highlighted the importance of mergers and ...

by Lorenzo Kyle Subido  | November 29, 2017 10:00:00
Run & Grow

A secret tactic for quick business growth: The roll-up

Sometimes, merging with several other businesses at once does the trick

I recently wrote about how to set your strategies around mergers and acquisitions, but I wanted to go into more detail about one type of M&A strategy: the roll-up. A roll-up is when you plan to buy multiple businesses within one industry. And there are many ...

by George Deeb  | November 10, 2016 09:00:00
Run & Grow

How Max's aims to feed the global appetite

The ‘house that fried chicken built’ is ready to elevate the Filipino taste to unchartered territories.

It could have been a disaster, but years of hard work, training and experience prepared the third generation of Fuentebellas and Trotas for what has been dubbed the “deal of the century,” when their company, the Max’s Group, acquired Pancake House in ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 22, 2016 06:00:00
Startup Tips

Profit from a business for sale

Do your due diligence to ensure a smooth acquisition

One way of growing your business is through acquisition. By buying another company, you can increase your reach in terms of getting more customers or selling more products, especially if the company you bought has a good reputation within your market space.But ...

by Rafael Santos  | September 27, 2012 05:00:00