Amid the gloom of Japan's banking sector, a quartet of banks are thriving under U.S. ownership.
The much needed consolidation of Europe's stock exchanges could be just around the corner. And this time round, CFOs might have reason to cheer.
With Europe's high-yield bond market showing few signs of life, mezzanine finance has become key to leveraged buyouts.
European companies are warming up to mandatory convertibles -- even if they risk alienating shareholders.
With growth stymied at home, European financial institutions are targeting U.S. retail acquisitions.
More companies are choosing internal counsel over investment bankers to get M&A deals done.
Lackluster investor demand and shelved deals have marked another bleak year for corporate Europe.
Investment bankers on the continent may have been on the defensive during 2001, but these three deals were real breakthroughs.
So why did Deutsche Bank issue global registered shares on the NYSE, rather than ADRs? Good question.
When considering taking a job overseas, don't forget the due diligence.