M&A wrap: Tencent, Vivendi, Universal Music, Piper Jaffray, Vista Equity, Most Influential Women, Giving Back

Investment bankers from Harris Williams, Lincoln International, Piper Jaffray, Stifel, William Blair share their forecasts for the new year. China’s Tencent Holdings buys stake in Universal Music Group from France’s Vivendi. Mergers & Acquisitions announces 2020 Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A. PE pros, like Vista Equity founder Robert F. Smith, give back.