Living in ‘interesting times’ sees corporate transactions on rise

Corporate law firms are fielding a steady flow of requests for advice from all sectors of industry, in part because of unprecedented global events, says David Brangam, corporate and M&A partner at Simmons & Simmons

The landscape of the business world is ever changing as the continual flow of peaks and troughs determines the trajectory of transactions. Indeed, the past few years have seen a series of unprecedented global events which have impacted on business across all sectors, leading to a heightened rate of corporate transactions.

So far this year, during Q1 and Q2, transactional activity has remained consistent and is likely to continue for the remainder of 2022, with ...