The surge of available estimates could make it easier for CFOs to raise capital for their companies, a scholar says.
To drive shareholder returns in health care, CFOs should stress financial policies that build financial flexibility rather than leverage.
The case is the second alleging traders made illegal profits based on nonpublic information about Intel's $15.3 billion takeover of Mobileye.
A number of other coinciding economic factors likely ensure that 2017 will be another strong year for dealmaking.
As measured by Trepp, the delinquency rate has increased in 11 of the past 13 months and, at 5.37%, is now 115 basis points higher than a year ago.
Global debt grew to $215 trillion, or 325% of global GDP, in 2016, with EM countries' debt more than tripling to $56 trillion over the past decade.
Twenty-five companies raised $9.9 billion in the first quarter of 2017, a stronger start than last year.
Among other worrisome findings, 23% of non-listed ECGs disclosed that they were shell companies.
IPOs by companies based in Britain have raised only $1.53 billion in the first three months of 2017, the lowest level since 2012.
Elevate Credit loans money "to the vast and underserved segment of 170 million non-prime consumers in the U.S. and U.K."