Freelance Business Journalist and Editor of Betaville Website Ben Harrington talks about how the Standard Life and Aberdeen merger story broke over the weekend and potential knock on impact. Speculation is mounting that other listed asset managers will also be forced consider defensive M&A deals.
Watch the full segment to know if it is a merger or a takeover of Aberdeen by Standard Life.
Other key M&A deals discussed in this segment are –
· Pollen Street leads move to buy back Shawbrook
· Peugeot maker PSA agrees to buy GM’s Opel in $2.3 billion deal
· Speculation around Restoration Hardware