M&A Surges Ahead Despite COVID Crisis

https://cpatrendlines.com/2020/06/10/ma-surges-ahead-despite-covid-crisis/But key trends, logistics, and legalities are changing.

By R. Peter Fontaine

Given the enormous disruptive effect of the COVID-19 crisis, it is surprising that mergers and acquisitions are still very much near the top of the accounting firm agenda.

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In a word, sellers want to sell – and – buyers want to buy. We will examine the reasons we have seen that contribute to the continued strength of acquisitions; as well as the changes and challenges confronting buyers and sellers in a COVID world.