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Tech Investments Spur Nordic M&A to Record Highs

  • 2017 Nordic M&A and Private Equity activity reached their highest annual value and volume on Mergermarket record accounting for 12.6% of European activity
  • The record figures were encouraged by investment in Nordic tech assets recording 153 deals in the sector
  • 2018’s outlook remains positive with stable governments, low interest rates and an abundance of capital in the market

In geopolitical terms, there has been nothing to compare with 2016 since the end of the Cold War. Neither Brexit nor the election of President Trump was expected. The potential impact of either event, let alone both, could reasonably be anticipated to have given rise to inertia, confusion and uncertainty. In fact, M&A has been remarkably robust. 

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Anya Cummins on the challenges and opportunities facing Irish M&A

A year on from the last time we sat down with Anya Cummins, Partner and Head of M&A at Deloitte we wanted to see if there is any more certainty around Brexit since Article 50 was triggered. We were also keen to find out what the deal drivers are for Irish M&A and PE investments in the next 12 months.