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Top 8 Forecasts for the 2018 Automotive M&A Landscape

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2017 was a strong year for the automotive sector and related M&A activity, and we’re looking to generally continue that momentum in the year ahead. The new automotive ecosystem, in which traditional OEMs and automotive suppliers collaborate and integrate with established and emerging technology companies, continues to mature in many ways. Buyers across these sectors … Continue reading this entry

The 2017 Automotive Mergers and Acquisitions Outlook

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Overview As we stand here in early 2017, we are further away from the all-time high in valuations and deal activity that we witnessed in 2015; but despite signs that the extended expansion cycle for the industry may be plateauing, automotive appears poised to remain a leading sector for M&A activity through 2017. Prognostics for … Continue reading this entry

Best Practices for Designing, Negotiating and Drafting Supply Chain Agreements

The terms and conditions of key supply agreements can be a significant determining factor in the profitability of both suppliers and procuring companies. These agreements also often have long lives. As a consequence, in a growing number of companies, key supply chain agreements receive C-suite and Board-level attention.… Continue reading this entry

New Amendments to Delaware Law Impacts Mergers and Defective Corporate Acts

Delaware recently passed amendments to its General Corporation Law, which will impact corporate and acquisition rules for the automotive industry. The amendments add several new provisions to the DGCL, including provisions that (1) allow a corporation to opt into a streamlined back-end merger process by removing the need under certain circumstances for a stockholder vote, … Continue reading this entry