COVID-19 has had an impact on the present and future of many industries, including the M&A sector. Prior to the pandemic, M&A activity was healthy, with available capital for transactions and an abundance of private equity and debt capital fuelling the buyout market.
Since the onset of the pandemic, Private Equity firms, banks and other financial institutions continue to remain in good standing for transactions. From an industry perspective, the hospitality and travel industries have been the hardest hit by the suspension of activity due to COVID-19. However, transactions are still ongoing and encouraged, dependent on the industry, with M&A activity gaining momentum.
This report explores:
- How the pandemic has shaped the sector
- Predictions on where the M&A landscape is headed
- Questions to consider prior to exploring future deal opportunities
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