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Emphatic UK election result stirs talk of a revival in dealmaking

Emphatic UK election result stirs talk of a revival in dealmaking

Bankers say would-be buyers can now price assets with greater conviction

  • dicembre 17, 2019
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Financial Times

Emphatic UK election result stirs talk of a revival in dealmaking

Advisers cautioned that the recent rally in the pound, up about 3.7 per cent against the US dollar over the past month, could put a brake on activity, as could a recent run-up in stock prices — both of which make UK assets less of a bargain.

“The two ingredients that have made public-to-private [deals] attractive are starting to erode,” said Emilio Domingo,a partner with Bain & Company and head of the firm’s UK private equity practice.

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