Bloomberg Law
Jan. 10, 2020, 9:50 AM

M&A Market Strong But Deal Lawyers Warn of Hesitation in 2020

Meghan Tribe
Meghan Tribe

Early signs indicate that 2020 can be another good year for Big Law firms active in the M&A market, but political uncertainty could cause clients to hesitate—and lawyers must be there to help them chart a course through the unknown.

This past year mega deals dominated the first half of year while the latter half saw more mid-sized deals, according to Bloomberg’s M&A league tables for 2019. There was also similar delineation as in years past between firms that focus on closing huge numbers of deals, versus those that focus on fewer deals with sky-high dollar values.

Though indicators point ...

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