“Cash Is Queen’” What Coronavirus 新冠病毒 Impacts for Mergers and Acquisitions?
Global announced M&A volume dropped 24% to $621.5 billion spread across 8,465 deals as of March 20.
U.S. announced transactions are showing a more significant drop-off. Volume for U.S. deals has plunged 57% to roughly $203.2 billion for 2,307 transactions.
The coronavirus related downturn, which has upended the business, presents an opportunity for investors with cash. The private-equity firms which are sitting on a $1.71 trillion war chest. “It’s a classic time to make a lot of money and support great companies and continue to keep those great businesses going if they’re facing temporary or adverse developments.
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