How Accounting Firms compete for Financial Advisory Roles in the M&A market

Accounting firms have regularly featured among the top M&A financial advisors in Thomson Reuter's ranking reports in recent years. This study looks at why and how they've managed to win business in an area traditionally dominated by investment banks.

Updated: 12/01/2016
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When hard work only goes so far - examining the career experience of BME leaders

Working hard and following procedure will only get so far in a career path to leadership, particularly for BME employees. As this research shows, a grasp of informal processes and relationships is key to success.

Updated: 15/12/2015
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How to pull off a successful merger - tips and insights from experts

Author(s):

Anna Faelten

 et al.

Research by the M&A Research Centre at Cass Business School advises on how companies can execute successful M&A transactions, ensuring full value and the successful integration of the target.

Updated: 15/12/2015
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How iconic business models emerge – the case of Airbnb

Think of Airbnb and one instinctively thinks of a particular type of business model. Research conducted at Cass Business School asks how innovative business models like Airbnb's become iconic.

Updated: 15/12/2015
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"There Will Be Blood" - what the falling price of oil means for M&A

Author(s):

Valeriya Vitkova

 et al.
Topic:
Finance
Industry:
Any Industry

With the price of oil more than halving since 2013, a new report from the M&A Research Centre (MARC) at Cass Business School investigates how the level of M&A activity in the oil & gas sector responds to price movements.

Updated: 15/12/2015
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Pension pots and how to survive them

Most people would be better off drawing down money from their pension pot when they retire, research from Cass Business School finds.

Updated: 23/11/2015
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The Mathematics of Mortality

Author(s):

Vladimir Kaishev

 et al.

A novel statistical methodology created by academics at Cass Business School has led to improved data about deaths and life expectancy.

Updated: 25/11/2015
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Smart Beta - a series of white papers sponsored by Invesco PowerShares

Commissioned by Invesco PowerShares and delivered by Cass Business School, City University London, these papers look at the origins, effectiveness and due diligence implications of smart beta.

Updated: 23/11/2015
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Giving Trends - Top 300 Foundation Grant-Makers - 2015 report

Key facts and figures on giving, income and assets in the Top 300 UK independent charitable foundations ranked by grant-making

Updated: 06/11/2015
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Views: 1,928