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Top Trends in 2016 German Mergers and Acquisitions

9 years after the financial crisis of 2008-9, patience is growing continuously thin on the market’s recovery.  While there have been several large increases in German M&A activity in recent years, the levels experienced pre-crisis have yet to be seen.  Fortunately for those waiting for this recovery, the 2016 trend report from Mergermarket offers several promising trends.  

Video: Which growth story is best for a bank versus direct lender?

The panel examined what kind of request makes for a "bank story" vs a “unitranche story”. What projects can banks support and which are more challenging? Which sectors present a more difficult risk profile for credit committees and why? Borrowers and lenders offer their perspectives on raising debt; can the hausbank still be relied upon for all funding requirements? Which projects or strategies have been challenging to finance through relationship banks?
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