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Stout’s Transactions Trends Winter 2018 now available

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Welcome to the inaugural issue of Transaction Trends, your source for relevant, up-to-date information and our perspective on transaction-related trends and matters, including relevant Delaware Chancery Court cases and more.

Highlights In This Issue


Transaction Trend Analysis
Reflecting a strong appetite from both investors and borrowers, dividend recapitalization activity surged during 2017, with associated lending doubling 2016’s level and topping out at $6.9 billion. That said, 2017 fell well below the record of $13.8 billion seen in 2013.


Delaware Chancery Court Case Review
We reviewed a recent Delaware Chancery Court case, Dell, Inc. v. Magnetar Global Event Driven Master Fund Ltd., which features important valuation-related considerations.


Industry Spotlight: Energy

A combination of industry-specific factors propelled the energy market performance in the fourth quarter of 2017. Read the Energy Industry Update – Q4 2017 for our insights from the quarter as well as the outlook for 2018.

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