WSJ City: Baird Global Investment Banking report predicts M&A market will remain robust in 2018

An article published on WSJ City titled “M&A Rush Set to Continue” highlights several key findings from a Baird Global Investment Banking report.

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“A report from investment bank Baird predicts the global M&A market will remain robust in 2018 thanks to a surge in private equity buyers and the re-emergence of Chinese interest, continuing a period of healthy growth dating back to 2014.

The report said that the current M&A cycle is likely to buck the historical trend, which typically consists of three years of strong activity followed by a multi-year subdued period. While the current M&A boom crested in 2015, the market has remained robust in the subsequent years.”

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