Dealmakers in Switzerland remain confident of a strong deal flow sustained by high levels of dry-powder but are starting to take a more cautious approach and conduct more case-by-case assessments of economic and political risks on planned acquisitions, panellists said during the Swiss M&A and Private Equity Forum on 24th October.
Swiss investment firm Jadeberg Partners is planning to exit all investments from its latest and last fund, Mountain Cleantech Fund II, within the next three years, Managing Partner Juergen Habichler said.
We interviewed Liana Logiurato, Global Head of M&A at Syngenta International AG, at the 2016 Swiss M&A and Private Equity Forum where we discussed what would be driving Swiss M&A in the future and how Asian investors were targeting outbound acquisitions.
William Mace of Activistmonitor was joined by Cas Sydorowitz of Georgeson Corporate Advisory at the 2016 Swiss M&A and Private Equity Forum where they discussed how Georgeson aids corporates and activists and what the climate for activism in Europe looked like. Cas also took part in the active shareholder panel at the 2016 Swiss forum.