BMO: Scene set for global M&A growth

Andre Hidi, BMO Capital Markets' global head of M&A, talks about mining M&A and how Cnooc's acquisition of Nexen changed Canadian government attitudes.
Cnooc's acquisition of Nexen changed Canadian government attitudes, says Hidi
Cnooc's acquisition of Nexen changed Canadian government attitudes, says Hidi

In an interview with FinanceAsia, Andre Hidi, the Toronto-based global head of MA for BMO Capital Markets, talks about the factors supporting global mergers and acquisitions, how the Canadian government's attitude to oil sands deals changed after Cnooc's acquisition of Nexen and about recent activity in the mining sector.

What are the factors supporting MA globally
We have got virtually all the key ingredients for strong global MA in place right now. Global economic growth has resumed after the global financial crisis in 2008 and picked up a lot quicker than anyone anticipated. While there have been starts and stops and some disappointments...

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