M&A Sees More For Less

M&A Sees More For Less

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The number of deals is higher than the 206 deals done as of the same date in 2010, but the value pales against last year’s $65.8 billion in volume in the corresponding period, Dealogic data show. The M&A wallet also contracted, but not by as much. In the year to February 23, banks made $61 million in fees, down from $103 million from M&A in the corresponding period of 2010. Leading this year’s field, Ashmore Energy International (AEI) announced the sale of 10 operating companies to nine acquirers in a $4.8 billion trade that represented 80% of its assets. Goldman Sachs and Itaú had been advising the Houston-based energy company on its asset divestiture, which included co

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