Misys, the application software and services company, has agreed to sell the majority of its 54.6% interest in its Allscripts subsidiary and intends to return substantially all of the proceeds to Misys shareholders. The sale of shares by Misys will provide Allscripts the flexibility to proceed on its proposed merger with Eclipsys.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.