Editorials

Editorials

Values of inward, outbound and domestic M&A all up

Michal Berkner, a partner at law firm Cooley, says: “We saw very robust M&A deal flow in the second quarter and throughout the summer in life sciences and tech.”
Phillip McCreanor, UK head of investment bank Lincoln International, says: “Private equity deal flow is so strong in the UK that some transactions have been slowed down by due diligence capacity constraints.”

Editorials

US merger wave means slower vetting

The US Federal Trade Commission says that a large increase in the number of mergers coming before the US antitrust enforcer for reviews is limiting its ability to investigate deals in a timely fashion.