Internationals Continue Targeting M&A
May 29, 2012
A recent wave of M&A Transactions, most recently Diageo's purchase of Brazil's Ypioca, has seen international players look to capitalize on LatAm's, and specifically Brazil's, growth story. Continued international strategic investment, also highlighted last week by GE buying a slice of EBX and General Mills taking Yoki Alimentos, should be a theme in the remainder of the year, as should continued European divestment, bankers say. There has been $64.93bn in M&A volume done this year through May 25 from 764 deals, according to Dealogic compared to $64.83bn from 672 transactions in the corresponding period in 2011. “The increase...
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