Corporate Transactions & Financing: Activity is visibly on the increase in SME market

While any forecast of future M&A activity must be speculative, given the current economic uncertainty and market turmoil, there are signs of an increase in activity, particularly in the SME market,

4th December, 2011
Corporate Transactions & Financing: Activity is visibly on the increase in SME market
Stephen Walker, managing partner at WhitneyMoore Solicitors.

While any forecast of future M&A activity must be speculative, given the current economic uncertainty and market turmoil, there are signs of an increase in activity, particularly in the SME market, said Stephen Walker, managing partner at WhitneyMoore Solicitors.

"Although terms and conditions are still strongly negotiated, more venture capital is available," Walker said. He also said he saw greater activity in refinancing, but added that banks would have to become more active...

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