David Evans, a Managing Director in Alvarez & Marsal’s Transaction Advisory Group in London, recently joined leading influencers, investors and advisors for a live web broadcast hosted by The M&A Advisor. With global merger and acquisition announcements hitting record-setting levels in 2015, the panel discussed M&A activity across Europe and the outlook for 2016 and beyond.
David shared his perspectives on transaction and due diligence trends and best practices, noting that in today’s tough market, preparation is key from both the buy and sell side. He also discussed factors driving the market in Europe, including Chinese investors looking for their next big opportunities and new Western technology they can acquire for their home markets, as well as the private equity mid-market in the U.S. seeking lower valuations.
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