Jefferies Predicts Spike in Deal Activity Among Managers

Giardina, Michael
March 2010
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;3/1/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p2
The article highlights the forecasts of "On the Road Again," a Jefferies & Co. study that reviews mergers and acquisitions in the global asset management, broker dealer and financial technology industries in 2009. The study outlines some factors that will boost deal activity in the asset management industry in 2010. Projected major trends include decline in divestiture, increase in independently owned asset manager activity, and more pivotal role for pure-play asset managers and private equity sponsors.


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