Geopolitical events continue to provide a challenging backdrop to M&A in Europe. In an effort to help give dealmakers clarity in navigating this new political era, attendees to Acuris events in 2017 events have benefitted from these first-hand views by government ministers and political commentators.
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.
Chinese investors have been on a buying spree in Europe with a significant rise in deals in 2016. Yet the tone of regulators both in Germany and China looks set to tighten conditions for cross-border transactions.