The year 2020 will probably go down as one of the most tumultuous years in history. With the world seemingly on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most activities and industries have ground to a halt. Since then, it’s been a very mixed bag of performances for M&A around the world.
The year 2019 has been marked by headlines about the ongoing trade war between the world’s two largest economies, the U.S. and China. The trade war has kept investors cautious of making deals that could be affected by growing geopolitical risks and protectionism.