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Outlook for M&A positive, says Deutsche

We talk to Deutsche Bank's head of M&A for Asia, Gordon Paterson, about what will drive M&A in 2009 and why deals will continue to be transacted.
It's been a challenging year for mergers and acquisitions. Volatile debt and equity markets have made it difficult for companies to raise capital and this has had a cascading effect on outbound MA û without access to funding, companies can no longer pursue targets. And inbound activity has slowed too, both due to the tighter liquidity and because acquirers in Western countries have grown increasingly preoccupied with their home markets. We talk to Gordon Paterson, head of MA for Asia at Deutsche Bank, about why he is still optimistic on Asian MA

Will outbound Asian MA be affected positively by depressed valuations of targets or negatively by the more difficult credit...
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