The uncertainty in the run up to the EU referendum vote has dragged levels of M&A activity down compared to last year and, although the outcome of the vote is now known, it’s fair to say the market will remain jittery in the short to medium term.
However, it’ll be interesting to see what happens as the year progresses. There is currently uncertainty about future trading opportunities for UK companies, but ambitious businesses will need to review their strategic options and this could drive a wave of transactions as businesses look to bolster their domestic and international sales channels.
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Chris Rawstron – Partner, Corporate
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