Frank Aquila Talks US-China Trade Relations and M&A With Financial Times

December 5, 2018
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Frank Aquila talked to Financial Times about uncertainty in trade wars and M&A in the article “Unravelling US-China trade truce threatens deal wave,” published December 5. In discussing M&A activity relating to current U.S.-China trade relations, Frank said, “There is no direct impact on transactions, however, the uncertainty that the trade war and the potential for escalation of the trade war has on the economy has created uncertainty… [a]nd uncertainty ultimately is what kills all deals,” Frank said. The article further discussed current U.S.-China trade relations and the implications on anticipated M&A activity and the surrounding regulatory environment.