GTDT: Market Intelligence provides a unique perspective on evolving legal and regulatory landscapes in major jurisdictions around the world. Through engaging, easily comparable interviews, the series provides the legal profession's thought leaders with a platform for sharing their views on current market conditions and developments in the law.
Market Intelligence offers readers a highly accessible take on the crucial issues of the day and an opportunity to discover more about the people behind the most interesting cases and deals.
with Peter Memminger and Ulrich Weidemann
"Activity levels are extremely good across all segments. Over the past 12 months we have seen more and more large-scale transactions, a trend that started two years ago and saw particular traction this year..."
with Mita Djajadiredja and Gerrit Kleute
Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners (Jakarta)
"We see continued keen interest in Indonesia, with international private equity firms (PE) retaining teams in the country, such as Affinity, Carlyle, etc, as well as deals being done by regional teams such as CVC, TPG, Partners Group, Navis Capital and KKR..."
with Luis Burgueño and Andrés Nieto
Von Wobeser y Sierra SC
"In 2018, the trends of the past few years continued in the energy and telecommunications sectors, whose environment for private equity and investment has been more attractive since the significant reforms and legislation modifications that were made in the recent past..."
with Alexei Roudiak, Justin Vaughan and Stefan Kecman
Herbert Smith Freehills CIS LLP
"Although investment conditions remain challenging in Russia due to the application of international sanctions on certain industries and market participants, market conditions are improving. In 2017, inbound investment activity doubled and the overall number of deals increased by almost 15 per cent (principally from Asian and Middle East investors) – indicating an increasing availability of buy-side opportunities for participants familiar with the Russian market and ready to deploy capital in search of yields..."
with Bill Curbow, Atif Azher, Peter Gilman, Fred de Albuquerque and Audra Cohen
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
"Mergers and acquisitions activity levels in the US over the first half of 2018 increased 58.7 per cent year on year to US$953.1 billion of deals, according to Bloomberg. Private equity activity in the US was mixed compared to 2017 levels..."