While 2016 was undoubtedly characterised by political
uncertainty, it was also a boom year for M&A.
That’s somewhat at odds with the conventional
wisdom that more so than any eventual negative outcome, markets
But protectionist governments, rising interest rates,
unstable and unpredictable currencies and a more general, less
political change in approach at competition regulators, and the
M&A landscape going forward looks less clear cut.
So this month IFLR's poll is asking readers what techniques
are likely to be employed by merging parties and their lawyers
to offset deal complications and obstacles.
What legal features will grow in popularity in 2017 to
offset the challenges facing global M&A?
- Warranty & indemnity insurance
- Earn outs
- Dual tracks
- Locked boxes
Vote now on the right-hand side of the IFLR homepage, and check the May issue of
the magazine for the results.
And to have your thoughts heard, email
email@example.com for an off-the-record
chat. All votes and comments are completely anonymous.