The Unpredictable Year: U.S. M&A Reflections and Projections

To epidemiologists, a global pandemic was not a matter of “if,” but “when.” But to the rest of the world, the events of 2020 have been full of surprises. Today, much remains in flux: Americans brace for a second wave of the virus, Congress and the White House engage in a tug-of-war over potential stimulus, the stock market is a bit jittery and the presidential election continues to divide the country.

As we turn the corner into the final months of the year, we are taking account of this unpredictable year thus far—and outlining our projections of what may come to pass in the days ahead.

Click here to view Lincoln International’s predictions on what’s in store for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and restructuring in Q4 2020, and beyond.

Reopening Vs. Rebuilding

Lincoln International Managing Director Michael Iannelli responds to Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s comments during a Lincoln client event about the contrast between reopening and rebuilding and implications for mergers and acquisitions. View insights here.

Carried Interest After the Election

Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Rahm Emanuel shared a spirited discussion for Lincoln International’s Perspectives Exchange client event. In this clip, the Governor and Mayor discuss how carried interest will be impacted based on the results of the election.

Quality Vs. Mediocrity

Lincoln International Managing Director Zack Shah shares his POV on Governor Chris Christie and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s exchange at a recent Lincoln client event about boosting quality education and its impact on mergers and acquisitions. View insights here.

Summary

  • Lincoln International shares predictions on what's in store for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and restructuring in Q4 2020, and beyond

  • Lincoln International hosted a Zoom client event, Perspective on Decision 2020: The Issues & Implications for the Country, the Economy and You, featuring Governor Chris Christie & Mayor Rahm Emanuel

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