Frank Aquila Talks to Financial Times About 2021’s Record-Breaking Year for Dealmaking

December 31, 2021

Frank Aquila spoke to the Financial Times about 2021's record-breaking year of dealmaking. Surging past $5.8 trillion, dealmaking in 2021 increased by 64 percent from last year, to the highest levels of growth on record. “In 2021, the stars aligned and virtually everything that could go right for [dealmaking] did,” Frank said. Frank himself advised on some of the biggest deals of the year, including Canadian Pacific's winning $31 billion bid for Kansas City Southern.