Nebil Gaigi and Rinesh Pankhania examine the latest in M&A

Conventional wisdom assumes in times of economic turmoil, merger and acquisition activity slows down.  But what the last few years have taught us is that conventional wisdom shouldn’t necessarily be trusted. To use the well-worn pandemic phrase, we’re now experiencing a ‘new normal’ and in short, nothing should be assumed. The M&A markets in fact look relatively positive – PwC’s 26th Annual Global CEO Survey found that “60 per cent of global CEOs are not planning to delay M&A deals into 2023 despite recession fears.”

While this optimism is great for businesses and the wider economy, ...

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