“Dealmaking: Get Ready for an Upswing in 2010” (BusinessWeek)

December 27, 2009
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BusinessWeek published an article by Mr. Aquila, “Dealmaking: Get Ready for an Upswing in 2010.” The article discussed the likelihood for an increase in mergers and acquisitions, including unsolicited bids, in 2010. Mr. Aquila noted that recent deals have been highly strategic and focus on both revenue and growth, a sign that acquirers are looking to profit in the rebounding economy. He listed the cheap dollar, low interest rates and private equity activity as indications that dealmaking is on the rise.