As M&A continues, right message to clients crucial

The latest, May, report from consultant accelerando associates suggests that while the trend continues towards M&A involving both giant-to-giant mergers and the snapping up of boutiques, it is becoming ever more important for those firms remaining in the industry to ensure that end clients – investors – are told about the right reasons for the deals.

While achieving scale is important in an increasingly globalised industry, it cannot be scale alone that determines the best outcomes from M&A deals, as factors such as cost must weight heavily, accelerando associates notes.

To read the full report click here: M&A in AM May 2017

Jonathan Boyd
Editorial Director of Open Door Media Publishing Ltd, and Editor of InvestmentEurope. Jonathan has over two decades of media experience in Japan, Australia, Canada and the UK. Over the past 17 years he has been based in London writing about funds and investments. From editing the newsletter of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Japan in the 1990s he now focuses on Nordic markets for InvestmentEurope. Jonathan was awarded Editor of the Year at the Professional Publishers Association (PPA) Independent Publisher Awards 2017. Shortlisted for the same in 2016, he was also shortlisted in 2017 and 2015 for the broader PPA Awards category Editor of the Year (Business Media).

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