S&C M&A partner Steve Kotran was ranked as a top M&A adviser in North America for the first half of 2019 by Mergermarket. Accompanying the ranking, Mergermarket published a Q&A with Steve that highlights what he is seeing in the M&A market. In the interview, Steve discusses why deal activity was strong in the first half of 2019 and his expectations for the second half of the year. “There continues to be ample opportunities for dealmaking in North America,” said Steve. He also discusses the factors that are making M&A transactions favorable, the current regulatory environment and risks to look out for in the coming months.
Steve leads S&C’s M&A Financial Advisory practice. In the past five years alone, S&C has advised financial advisers on over $1 trillion in deal value in more than 250 transactions.