OverviewThe value of mergers announced so far this year totals $164 billion -- the highest since the start of 2000 -- as interest rates remain near record lows and global economic growth spurs expansion. President Donald Trump’s overhaul of the U.S. corporate tax may also fuel dealmaking. According to top bankers, a global boom in dealmaking is set to continue this year as companies use cheap funds for acquisitions and sell more shares to the public.
Financial Times Jan. 22, 2018
The American Lawyer Jan. 12, 2018