Asset Management M&A Insights: Navigating through stormy markets (PricewaterhouseCoopers)

November 2011

KEYWORDS: mergers and acquisitions, M&A, European Union, Volatility, asset management, independent asset managers, Global, Private Equity, foreign financial institution, mutual funds, Asia Pacific, assets under management, Hedge Fund Regulation

Authors:

Barry Benjamin, Sam Yildirim

Organizations:
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers

Summary:

What are the M&A prospects and outlook for the Asset Management industry?

The instability and uncertainty of recent markets has frightened away both buyers and sellers, leaving the M&A landscape largely unchanged from depressed levels of the past couple of years. However, the desire for M&A is strong among buyers and growth is clearly back on corporate agendas as CEOs are focused on how to best capture and maximize new revenue opportunities.

Learn more in this inaugural issue of Asset Management M&A insights that looks closely at the issues impacting the industry and provides perspectives on recent trends and anticipated future developments in the US asset management M&A market, as well as a high-level overview of the global market.

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