Law & Regulation

DealWatch: Get in quick to close before Christmas

Paul McBeth
Thu, 30 Sep 2021

DealWatch: Get in quick to close before Christmas
Like everyone else, Buddle Findlay's Grant Dunn is run off his feet. (Image: Supplied)
Paul McBeth
Thu, 30 Sep 2021
Spring has well and truly sprung for professional advisory services, with teams running at or near capacity struggling to take on any more deals that have to close before the Christmas break.The corporate deal flow remains rampant around the world with record merger and acquisition activity filtering down to Australia and New Zealand, most recently with private equity giant KKR outbid by China’s FountainVest Partners for local pet food firm Ziwi in a deal said to be worth as much as $1.5 billion.Work has flowed thick and fast with some M&...

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