Global Mergers and Acquisitions Review

Transaction data from Mergermarket reveals a strong year-end performance for the Norwegian M&A market in 2014 driven by foreign investors. As a result, the Norwegian transaction market bounced back again after the 2013-slowdown. A total number of 15 takeover offers for listed companies were issued in the Norwegian market during 2014, with Geveran Trading’s € 1.78 billion bid for Norwegian Property ASA together with Mitsubishi Corporation’s €1.34 billion bid for Cermaq ASA, being the most notable announced public takeover events in Norway for 2014.

This article first appeared in the Global Mergers and Acquisitions Review published by R J Moring & Partners Ltd.