The first article is about the potential of the global industrial waste management services market, which is expected to rise to $750.09 billion in 2020 at a CAGR of 10%. Despite high bargaining power of buyers and intense competition, this fragmented sector can provide opportunities for acquisitions as a way to fast-track growth for entrepreneurial businesses.

The second article in this edition has a special focus on various aspects of due diligence in hotel transactions. While the process is important for any transaction, hotels as an asset class have unique characteristics, thus requiring specialised attention from legal and commercial specialistsin the sector. The feature examines complexities in transactions of single assets or a portfolio of hotel assets, with bot domestic and cross-borderbuyers.