GLOBAL STATISTICAL UPDATE – XBMA Quarterly Review for Third Quarter 2021

Executive Summary/Highlights The boom in global M&A activity reached new heights in the third quarter of 2021, resulting in a record volume of global M&A through the first three quarters. M&A activity has surged on the back of pent-up demand for deals following the Covid-19 shutdown in the early part of 2020 and the subsequent … Continued

Editors' Note: The XBMA Review is published on a quarterly basis in order to facilitate a deeper understanding of trends and developments. In order to facilitate meaningful comparisons, the XBMA Review has utilized generally consistent metrics and sources of data since inception. We welcome feedback and suggestions for improving the XBMA Review or for interpreting the data.


SWEDISH UPDATE – Proposed Revised Swedish Takeover Rules

Highlights: A review of the Swedish Takeover Rules has resulted in a proposal to amend and update the Rules in a number of respects including, deal protection, top ups, and the put up or shut up regime. The revision has also resulted in the codification of a number of Securities Council statements including disclosure of … Continued

Editors’ Note: This paper was contributed by Biörn Riese, Chairman of the Board of Mannheimer Swartling and member of XBMA´s Legal Roundtable.  It was authored by Thomas Wallinder and Patrik Marcelius, partners at Mannheimer Swartling.  Messrs. Wallinder and Marcelius both specialise in Corporate law, with a particular emphasis on corporate finance, takeovers and mergers & acquisitions.


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