Nicola Longfield considers the financial impact of the pandemic on the M&A market and provides three top tips for dealmakers in preparing for a new reality.
“Our client conversations have started to shift towards looking forward at their strategic direction including funding requirements and future investment opportunities.”
In our new reality video, Nicola Longfield, Partner, Global Consumer Markets Deal Advisory Lead, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on mergers and acquisitions.
Organisations operating in sectors less adversely affected by COVID-19 are still pressing on with their strategic M&A agendas, including investing in high-growth businesses that need funding. On the other hand, market volatility has resulted in very limited initial public offering (IPO) activity in the UK despite exceptionally high levels of equity raising in the public markets since March.
Nicola provides three top tips for dealmakers in preparing for a new reality:
The development of future strategies and investment opportunities will be crucial for successfully preparing for the new reality.
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