Despite headwinds blowing in the face of the Chinese economy in 2021 – including a major downturn in the real estate market, continued, if sporadic, COVID outbreaks and falling retail sales and consumer confidence – the M&A market withstood the buffeting.
After the devastating impact of Covid-19 in 2020, Latin America, and especially Brazil, saw a major resurgence in the M&A market in 2021, with a seven-fold rise in value.
Post-pandemic, the region has been slower to recuperate than others. But this has not discouraged global buyers from seeking out tempting high-growth assets
Assets in China and Hong Kong are garnering attention from domestic players with an eye to growth and consolidation, while international dealmakers hunt for regional footholds
Poland, private equity and the potential within the technology sector are driving dealmaking in the region and the prospects for the rest of 2021 and beyond look bright
Global dealmakers series 2021 - Deal breakers and opportunity makers: The rise of ESG in M&A, published in association with Baker Tilly International, dives into the trends around ESG priorities and opportunities as the world emerges from the depths of the pandemic.
A survey of 50 investment funds, pension funds, investment banks and sponsors reveals that investors are more focused on ESG issues than ever before
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