DealWatch: A time of opportunity?

DealWatch: A time of opportunity?
DLA Piper special counsel Aoife O’Gorman says distressed M&A is on the rise. (Image: DLA Piper)
Victoria Young
Cautiously optimistic is how dealmakers should be feeling, says DLA Piper special counsel Aoife O’Gorman as businesses face macroeconomic turbulence. “We're picking 2023 to be a year of managing inflationary and pricing challenges; a year of some distressed M&A activity and a year of strategic takeovers. “We expect to see those with access to capital and healthy reserves to look at refining their mergers and acquisitions (M&A) strategy and position themselves to capitalise on appetisin...

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