Considering a Plan B

MacFadyen, Ken
July 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/6/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p18
The article focuses on companies looking to sell their assets or their entire business that have considered a Plan B if their deals fail. Robert Brown of Lincoln International reveals that a number of deals being negotiated during the fourth quarter of 2008 had to be scrapped as sellers deal with buyers that just cannot commit thus leaving them hanging. Due to this, advisers are now thinking about other alternatives to a sale before they set out in the market.


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