Top M&A Trends for 2012

by Mike Mintz on January 4, 2012 · 1 comment

in Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A)

Torys LLP posted this YouTube video on M&A trends for 2012.

With growing economic uncertainty for the year to come, Patrice Walch-Watson and Matthew Cockburn explain that M&A transactions will continue to play an important part of business strategy. They discuss the following trends in their predictions of hot M&A areas for 2012:

M&A Trends for 2012

  1. Financial investors looking M&A deals despite a strain on traditional financing for acquisition
  2. Private equity will see more sponsors inviting limited partners to invest
  3. Companies will continue to look to spin off transactions to bring value to shareholders
  4. Governments will do more to encourage and guide private equity M&A activities
  5. Antitrust and foreign investment regulations will oversee M&A activities
  6. Growth in reverse break fees to provide more deal certainty

Take a look at the video and share your M&A thoughts in the comments below.

 

{ 1 comment… read it below or add one }

daytona 500 wrote onFebruary 17, 2012 at 10:57 pm

I like what you guys are up too Such intelligent work and reporting! Carry on the excellent works guys I have incorporated you guys to my blogroll I think it’ll improve the value of my site :)

Reply

Add a Comment






Asterisks (*) indicate required fields.

Use of and participation in this website are subject to Terms & Conditions