The future of mergers and acquisitions, Feb 2010

Six leading M&A specialists took part in a panel discussion on the future of M&A, in Mumbai. The panellists were in Mumbai for the IBA’s Globalisation of Mergers and Acquisitions – an Indian Perspective conference.

The panel consisted of Adam Emmerich, Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz, New York; Peter King, Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, London; Christopher Saul, Slaughter & May, London; Cyril Shroff, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co, Mumbai; Raj Balakrishnan, Merrill Lynch, Mumbai; and Amrit Singh, Deutsche Bank AG, Mumbai. 

Part 1

  • Key drivers for M&A over the coming years
  • Distressed assets opportunity
  • M&A financing environment
  • Consolidation

Part 2

  • Consolidation
  • 'Out of the box' M&A