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Divestitures Are Turning The Tide On M&A Deals

Reuters recently reported that global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity shrank to a decade-level low in Q1 2023, with high inflation, astronomical interest rates and recession rumours stalling deals. M&A volume fell by 48%, according to Dealogic, with expensive debt forcing more significant equity financing as an alternative to get deals done.

How The Future Of Mobility Is Steering Automotive M&A Strategies

The car subscription model is a significant disruptor in a rapidly evolving automotive landscape. Born from consumers growing weary of traditional vehicle ownership, this model has produced considerable company valuations akin to early Mobility-as-a-Service breakthroughs like Uber and Bolt. This dynamic has made players in this sector attractive to investors and considerably influenced merger and acquisition (M&A) strategies.

Formula for growth

Translink Corporate Finance is delighted to have acted as lead advisor to chemical solutions provider Airedale Group on its acquisition of McCann Chemicals, as part of its strategy for growth and diversification.