- Top M&A lawyers have publicly stated in the press that they have been really busy and there is a robust pipeline. Whether agreements get reached is a separate issue but the potential is there.
- It has never been easier and cheaper to borrow for large companies
- Many companies are sitting on a lot of cash, especially in tech and healthcare.
- A number of mega cap companies have publicly stated that they are on the hunt. Nestle, Sanofi and BHP come to mind immediately.
Why I Would Not Hold Short Over The Weekend
There is a good chance we see a Merger Monday as :