In the recent issue of Grant Thornton’s Dealmaker, Ari Goldschneider (Grant Thornton) reports North America M&A activity increased 54% during the first half of 2010 compared with the same period last year. However, the average disclosed deal value is still considerably lower than its peak in 2007. Goldschneider expects “transaction activity will likely increase in the near future as both strategic and ﬁnancial players seek to put their excess cash to work in the M&A markets, the credit environment continues to loosen, and the economy continues to recover.
Click here for Goldschneider’s article “M&A transaction activity continues to rise in the ﬁrst half of 2010” and the recent issue of Dealmaker.
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