TFTF | Mar 31, 2021


The fortnight thus far

Reports & resources we loved in the last 15 days, once every 15 days.


Issue #52


Mar 31, 2021

1

Global Healthcare Private Equity and M&A Report 2021

Healthcare private equity deal volume surged by 21% to a total of 380 deals in 2020. The APAC region had the most buyouts for the first time—41% deals. Despite the repercussions that have rippled through healthcare, there are opportunities accelerated by the pandemic. Know more.

[ Bain & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.bain.com/insights/topics/global-healthcare-private-equity-ma-report/ ]

2

Mastering a Comeback

~69% of family businesses reported that their revenues experienced an initial decline due to COVID-19. The most significant revenue increases were reported in companies that benefitted from the acceleration of technology & the surge in e-commerce. But what did these businesses do to thrive?

[ KPMG > Full report here:

https://assets.kpmg/content/dam/kpmg/xx/pdf/2021/03/family-business-survey-report.pdf ]

3

Digital Adoption by Indian SMBs

India has ~6.33 crore MSMEs. The digitalization of small and medium businesses (SMBs) has the potential to add US$158–216 billion to India’s GDP by 2024. While SMBs' digitization journeys may have different objectives, what are the top three digital transformation priorities for SMBs over the next 18 months?

[ IBEF > Full report here :

https://www.ibef.org/download/sucess_story_Digital_Adoption_by_Indian_SMBs.pdf ]

4

How ‘Trading as a Service’ Unlocks Opportunities for Banks

The structural importance of scale in capital markets flow products has put national and regional sell-side firms at a serious disadvantage. This forces banks to compensate with greater volumes to maintain and grow revenues. Here’s how TaaS can provide a better end-client digital experience.

[ McKinsey & Co. > Full report here:

https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/financial-services/our-insights/how-trading-as-a-service-unlocks-opportunities-for-banks#:~:text=Offering%20solutions%20such%20as%20trading,have%20historically%20been%20cost%20centers. ]

5

Deal Flow Predictor

Global early-stage IPO volume was ~16% on a quarter-over-quarter (QoQ), but up 88% on a QoQ basis. It is anticipated that in Q2 2021, the announced M&A volume will overperform against Q2 2020. Explore the regional forecasts and the implications for future M&A deal-making.

[ SS&C Intralinks > Full report here:

https://www.intralinks.com/deal-flow-predictor ]

6

Accelerating Enterprise Innovation & Transformation

In our hyperconnected era, the number of networked devices may reach 29.3 billion by 2023. Next-generation wireless technologies such as 5G & Wi-Fi 6 are poised to become a crucial part of the networks that link machines and people. Here’s why a shift in focus to the newer tech is urgent.

[ Deloitte > Full report here:

https://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/insights/industry/technology/global-5g-transformation.html ]

Every article here has had 100s of hours of effort that have gone into making this relevant, insightful and concise. Due credit and thanks to all these professionals and organizations who toiled to put together these insights, of such high quality, for the use of businesses across the world.