Bankers may say that M&A volumes were soft last year. But
even so, there were several highlights, including
groundbreaking cross-border deals. Credit Suisse has been at
the forefront of many of these transactions.
M&A HOUSE: Credit Suisse
The Swiss bank worked on several notable deals in an otherwise quiet year, but it expects mergers and acquisitions to increase in 2014
Deals and fees both fell in 2013, driven by tough markets in
Brazil and a global environment where growth expectations were
mostly poor, talk of US monetary policy changes were making
markets nervous, and other international events added to
There were 1,665 M&A deals involving LatAm parties
announced between January and late November 2013. They were
worth $131.87 billion, according to Dealogic – down
from the same period in 2012, when $212.61 billion arose from
1,926 deals. Brazilian M&A fell to $73.39 billion from
$124.33 billion in the period....
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