M&A reflections & deal trends for 2018

Daniel Domberger | Jan 2018

Deal trends 2018, mergermarket image

With the past 18 months dominated by the ‘uncertainty’ of Brexit, many suspected this would result in a significant fall in inbound deals and affect deal trends analysis. Yet, according to Mergermarket, half of the largest top ten investments into the UK this year were conducted by overseas buyers.

Livingstone’s Daniel Domberger provides his thoughts on the situation. Foreign buyers, he argues, are less “exposed to the noise day-to-day” surrounding Brexit negotiations, and can take a strategic view with longer time horizons.

To read more on Daniel’s insights on M&A deal trends for 2018, read the full article (‘UK Trendspotter: Inbound shine does little to brighten Brexit uncertainty – Analysis’) in Mergermarket.

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