Lots of news this week! This week’s M&A digest includes reports from Bain & Company, S&P and Thomson Reuters about M&A activity and economic growth, along with a discussion about the relationship M&A has with research and development departments. Click on the headline to read the full article.
By Bain’s estimate, about $300 trillion in global financial holdings is available for investment. The time is right to put this money to work, and a lot of it should fund the renaissance in M&A.
“[O]ne acquisition strategy employed by quite a few serial acquirers is using acquisitions to augment, supplement, or even replace spending on in-house R&D. For many companies, strategic can be used to add new technologies and talented .”
“The data provided by the panel was quite compelling and insightful…The premise of the discussion revolved around the dramatic recovery in housing in the past few months and the overall impact this will have on economic growth in general…All of this is fantastic news if you are the owner of a privately held business.”
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