- What forms of new and creative M&A will emerge as companies look to share risk and expertise?
- Will Europe see a surge in IPOs amid an overhaul of listing requirements?
- Are the public markets and SPACS a more viable option to create value compared to a private sale? What is the outlook for this trend to grow in Europe? What factors should stakeholders be aware of?
- Are SPACS a viable source of capital for PE firms?
- Are investors in PE funds seeking increased sustainability and ESG requirements and how are PE firms responding to and managing these requests?
- How do you quantify and develop a framework for ESG investments?
- Does this come at a cost?
- As government support schemes wind down, what level and form of restructuring is expected in 2021?
- Will carve outs and divestitures volumes increase as companies focus on core assets?
- How have dealmakers managed the uncertainty around valuations and remote due diligence?
- What opportunities exist for distressed investors?
European Deal Momentum: Three trends to watch in 2021
Senior industry leaders will share their insights
With M&A activity expected to accelerate in 2021, FT Live, in partnership with Datasite, examined the defining trends for the year ahead, focusing on three key areas that dealmakers will need to monitor for successful deal making in 2021.
Capitalising on the expanding M&A tool kit: SPACS, corporate venture capitalism and partnerships
Managing ESG returns and requirements
Unlocking value from carve outs, divestitures and restructurings
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