Pandemic threatens M&A pipeline

By David Rothnie
12 Mar 2020

The coronavirus will depress mergers and acquisitions activity, hurt advisory revenues and change the emphasis of deal-making in 2020, writes David Rothnie.

In normal times, March 9 would have been known as 'Merger Monday', for it was the day that Europe’s M&A market appeared to kick into gear for 2020 with a series of firsts.

Aon Plc announced a £30bn tie-up with Dublin-listed Willis Towers Watson, making it the world’s ...

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