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"Investors from private equity are creative – they will find ways to do deals"

There’s a growing trend in joint ventures between sponsors and corporates as boardrooms seek out Private Equity expertise and funding to get complex deals done. In this episode, we examine how clients are finding innovative paths to dealmaking and bolstering their businesses through M&A.

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The direct capital market, which has been more robust lately, is a useful tool for sponsors

A rebound in bank lending for H2 2023, steady interest rates, recent valuation corrections and lots of dry powder offer hope for an uptick in private equity deals and exit activity in the year ahead.

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“The question is, how will the end of ‘free money’ impact deals going forward?”

Will we see more dealflow in the second half of 2023? Our M&A experts discuss the right strategic moves in an era of rising interest rates, and how the end of “free money” is impacting deals, leading to sharper portfolio focus and deal scrutiny, giving rise to unusual deal structures.

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“Volatility is contributing to the creation of more complex deal structures.”

To execute M&A deals in today’s macro environment, both sides need to be strategically sound and receptive to exploring creative options around structuring and financing. Our M&A experts discuss the innovations occurring in response to increasingly challenging markets.

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“Firms should be prepared for fast and furious M&A opportunities”

Increased regulatory scrutiny is pushing boards towards considering smaller deals, while sizable sponsor balance sheets are driving a robust M&A market in the second half of 2023.

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“The reality is that the deal chessboard is active”

Despite a challenging macroeconomic context affecting transactions during the start of 2023, the US healthcare sector is preparing for an upcoming wave of M&A activity going forward.

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