Politics, trade tensions stifle M&A in Mexico

Politics, trade tensions stifle M&A in Mexico

M&A Economy & Policy Regulation Politics Mexico

M&A activity in Mexico declined sharply in the first five months of 2019 as economic uncertainty and trade tensions with the United States gripped Latin America's second-largest economy. The market saw 112 transactions from January to May this year, a 30% drop from the same period last year, according to numbers from the research firm Transactional Track Record (TTR). The deals were worth $9.4bn, down 1.7% from the same time frame in 2018, TTR said. For Carlos Hermosillo, the head of researc

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