Space Exploration Investments

Space Exploration Investments

AUTHOR EDOARDO VALSETTI  edoardo.valsetti@edhec.com The Global Space Economy includes a full range of activities and uses of resources that create value and benefits to human beings by exploring, researching, understanding, managing, and utilizing space. Recently, the...
Salesforce to buy Slack for $27.7bn

Salesforce to buy Slack for $27.7bn

AUTHOR HUGUES DURON hugues.duron@edhec.com On Tuesday 1st December 2020 was announced the biggest acquisition of the cloud software industry. Salesforce entered into an agreement to acquire Slack for $ 27.7bn. Each Slack’s investors will receive, per share owned, $...
GAFA and Fintech: Blurred Lines

GAFA and Fintech: Blurred Lines

AUTHOR PAUL CHAVES D’OLIVEIRA paulchavesdoliveira@edhec.com Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon are all entering the fintech business. They are doing it for various reasons and through different means, but they all share the same advantage of superior technology...
Intesa Sanpaolo’s Deal of the Decade

Intesa Sanpaolo’s Deal of the Decade

AUTHORS NANNI COTRONEI nanni.cotronei@edhec.com LORENZO GENOVESE lorenzo.genovese@edhec.com At the end of July 2020, Intesa Sanpaolo was able to successfully conclude the largest acquisition in the European banking sector in the last decade according to Bloomberg,...
Japan’s Suga inherits Abenomics

Japan’s Suga inherits Abenomics

AUTHORS FABIOLA IULIANO fabiola.iuliano@edhec.com Yoshihide Suga has been formally appointed as Japan’s new Prime Minister in September, succeeding Shinzo Abe, the longest-serving Prime Minister in the history of Japan. The former Prime Minister’s resignation, due to...