Legal Business

Bargain hunters and mega deals to the rescue as Europe’s deal market rides out political shocks

Marco Cillario finds deal professionals heaving a sigh of relief after a nail-biting end to 2016

Economic and political shocks took their toll on the deal market in the first half of 2017 as activity levels dipped but M&A professionals are sizing up the crucial post-summer period in an unexpectedly upbeat mood thanks to a run of big-ticket bids.