Trends Report

M&A Management Tools Continue To Thrive As The Recession Changes Corporate M&A Behavior

January 27th, 2009
Daniel Krauss
With contributor:


While the current economic downturn has led to a decrease in the overall volume of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), underlying M&A patterns are experiencing fundamental changes. As corporate executives become more wary of the challenges and risks associated with investments and divestments in this uncertain environment, they are realizing that nonintegrated tools are not the appropriate means of handling the eclectic challenges along the M&A life cycle. Providers of dedicated M&A management tools are, therefore, experiencing increasing demand, proving their role in helping clients navigate through the changing M&A market.

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