Frank Aquila Talks to Barron’s About Increased Regulatory Scrutiny Around M&A Deals

May 6, 2020

Frank Aquila, S&C's global head of M&A, discussed the wave of global regulatory scrutiny around M&A deals in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic with Barron's. In the article, titled “Terminating Takeovers: Governments Should Think Twice Before Pulling Up The Hatches,” Frank notes that these initiatives are misguided: “[F]lexibility is crucial during crises. Proposals to block M&A during the Covid-19 crisis reduce flexibility when it is needed the most,” he says.
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