Trump Policies Likely to Make 2017 a Good Year for Buying Companies

A guest article in the January 20, 2017 issue of Mergers & Acquisitions observes that: “Private equity players are already looking ahead at how the merger and acquisition (M&A) landscape will shape up over the next four years and where to find the next big opportunity… Currently, corporates are flush with cash, while the private equity market is still seeking to deploy a record amount of capital overhang.”

“In particular, there is significant activity in the healthcare industry, likely driven by Trump’s proposal to ‘repeal and replace’ Obamacare, as well as general industry regulation and the aging American population. The technology industry is also active… these fundamental dynamics, combined with a positive reaction to election results from the equity markets, will continue to drive M&A as CEOs and transaction leaders find renewed confidence for dealmaking.”

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