Logan Beirne

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VIEWPOINTS: M&A Transactions Face Heightened Government Scrutiny

In the latest signal of the antitrust regulation’s renewed teeth, the Senate confirmed Jonathan Kanter to lead the U.S. Department of Justice’s antitrust division. The Biden Administration’s push for a more muscular antitrust policy has...

McAfee goes Private, Yet Again

Antivirus pioneer McAfee Corp. announced that it will be going private. Valued at $14 billion, the company will be owned by an investor group led by Advent International and Permira Advisers. The all cash deal...

#MeToo in M&A

The #MeToo movement has permanently altered the world of mergers and acquisitions. Since the reports of Harvey Weinstein’s misconduct broke in October 2017, it is estimated that over 800 business leaders have been accused of...

Forbes Goes Public as SPACs Fight Back

Storied business publication Forbes announced that it will be going public in a SPAC deal. Valued at $630 million, Forbes Global Media Holdings Inc. will be acquired by a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) called Magnum...

Q3 M&A Market Roundup

This article has been updated to reflect the latest data from Matterhorn. M&A deal activity held strong during Q3, with 76 deals announced, representing $372 billion in activity. This represents a similar...

VIEWPOINTS: COVID at the Gate – Tracking Merger and Securities Litigation Through the Pandemic

Logan Beirne, CEO of Matterhorn Transactions. The United States mergers & acquisitions (M&A) market has faced a turbulent period, fluctuating wildly during the COVID-19 pandemic. Matterhorn’s M&A database tracks publicly-announced...