Analysis of M&A activities in the second quarter of 2007 by
Grant Thornton has seen the firm
predict that the value of cross-border UK deals has now peaked.
Grant Thornton made this prediction as deals involving UK companies during
the second quarter of 2007 eclipsed any previous quarter – however deal volumes
continue to fall steadily, according to the latest M&A statistics published
by the ONS.
Several mega deals completed during the second quarter of 2007 pushed the
value of foreign M&A in the UK from £18.5bn in the second quarter of 2006 to
a record £49bn.
The volume of deals for the same period fell from 62 to 54.
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Baldwins Accountancy Group has continued investment in the north-east and appointed David Fish as a director in its corporate finance team
UK M&A activity bounced back strongly in July and August, according to analysis by the deals practice at PwC.
Smith & Williamson has added Jim Clark and Philip Marsden, of Marsden Clark Corporate Finance Limited, to its corporate finance team.