New crop of M&A firms pops up

Marek, Lynne
August 2010
Crain's Chicago Business;8/30/2010, Vol. 33 Issue 35, p3
The article discusses the reduced merger and acquisitions (M&A) deals among investment banking services in Chicago, Illinois. According to Dealogic PLC, M&A activity had been sluggish this year. It is stated that M&A deals have not been made by Metronome and Chicago Corp. this year. According to Glenn Tilles, who leads Greenhill, independent firms have benefited from clients leaving big banks.


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