Tory majority ramps up UK M&A hopes

By Mike Turner
17 Dec 2019

High-grade loan bankers are growing increasingly confident about the 2020 pipeline, after the Conservative Party’s comprehensive win in last week’s UK general election is expected to unleash UK M&A.

UK prime minister Boris Johnson’s emphatic victory at the polls last Thursday on a “Get Brexit done” platform has given the UK its first large majority government this decade. Bankers and specialist M&A advisers said that this should lead to a surge in UK M&A.

“It’s the uncertainty that ...

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