What we expect for the year ahead
Looking ahead following a challenging year for M&A
In this edition we reflect on dealmaking trends in 2022 and look ahead to 2023. We consider the macroeconomic and geopolitical impact on the M&A landscape this year and focus on the challenges ahead as signs of recovery start to appear.
Given the challenges in the dealmaking environment, we examine the merits of spin-offs as a meaningful alternative to M&A for companies considering strategic divestments. We look at how illiquidity and valuation challenges could affect dealmaking as the debt market readjusts, and we explore the trends in energy M&A as businesses transition to net zero. Finally, we round-up the year-end deal data.
Arun Balasubramanian Partner
Hong Kong, Singapore
Dr. Heiner Braun Partner
Frankfurt am Main
Kate Cooper Partner
Sebastian L. Fain Partner