The M&A Trends Report 2020 is available now.

Discover our leading review of the key themes we saw in an active M&A market in 2019, and explore our thoughts on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic for M&A activity. Understand the next steps businesses can take to deliver transactions in this challenging market or plan for M&A when conditions improve.

Take a look at our analysis of current and emerging trends, including:

  • the growing prominence of ESG goals in M&A
  • the rise of venture investment arms established by large corporates
  • price adjustment issues, including completion accounts issues and common causes of earn out disputes
  • the implications of a more pro-active CMA with increased powers
  • key integration challenges, including IT migration and bringing acquired businesses into regulatory reporting of a larger group
  • the outlook for M&A activity in 2020 in light of the Covid-19 pandemic

Let us discuss our findings and the outlook for M&A with you. We are always interested to hear your thoughts on the market.

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