Asian M&A stirs with jumbo deals

According to M&A specialists, jumbo M&A deals are on the rise in Asia.

Asian M&A stirs with jumbo deals

For years, Asian corporate chieftains had cashed up balance sheets but as they scanned the horizon, they chose to stay at the sidelines of deal-making.

That changed towards the end of last year, with the US economy emerging from the doldrums and concerns over the eurozone crisis ebbing. This year, MA specialists have seen a palpable shift in companies' attitudes towards deal-making.

“Many Asian companies have strong balance sheets and have had access to cheap debt for...

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