TMT

  • M&A in the TMT Sector

                      The trends that made 2016 a near-record year globally for M&A in the TMT sector look set to continue in 2017 – for better or for worse. The desire for vertical integration and need for new technology looks set to drive considerable crossborder activity around the…

  • Regulation & Innovation – FTI Consulting research shows businesses prefer a lighter touch

                        Regulation is necessary for the efficient functioning of most markets, to facilitate innovation and offer protection for investors and customers. UK companies are broadly happy with current levels of regulation and are even open to more of it – but they believe that it works…

  • Broadband Consumers Demand more of Everything

                      European telecoms regulators have focused for some time on price regulation as a way of promoting consumer welfare. New research by FTI Consulting highlights the importance of a regulatory approach that also stimulates investment, innovation and service-based competition for the benefit of consumers. With reform of…

  • Investing in Africa, Fortune Follows the (Moderately) Brave

                    Any discussion of why it makes sense to invest in African companies, or to pursue mergers and acquisitions (“M&A”) there, must begin by confronting all the negativity that historically has surrounded the continent. Companies and investors in Africa have had well-founded concerns about political instability; endemic corruption;…

  • The key issue for investors in the TMT sector

                        Regulation is a key consideration for those working with and investing in the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) sector, according to research by business advisory firm FTI Consulting. Based on a survey of 143 senior executives and advisors working within the TMT sector, the research…

  • Informed Investors Can Prosper In Africa

                      An overwhelming majority of opinion leaders surveyed ahead of the 2015 World Economic Forum (WEF) in South Africa are upbeat about the investment prospects for the continent in the near term, even though half continue to view Africa as a risky investment destination. FTI Consulting’s survey of opinion leaders…

  • Trends Driving M&A in the TMT Sector

    Last year saw a significant increase in the level of M&A activity in the TMT sector and expectations are high for a repeat in 2015. The advancements in technology and cheap finance are driving deal making, especially in the telecoms and technology space where convergence is leading to a plethora of new types of deals.…

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