Weak Europe cools takeovers

Investor's Business Daily
May 2013
Investors Business Daily;5/20/2013, pA02
The volume of mergers and acquisitions in the year to date is down 7% annually, as the weak European economy chills dealmaking, according to Thomson Reuters data. M&A volume sank nearly 40% in Europe, but takeovers are up by a third in the U.S. Worldwide, the telecom, media and consumer staples sectors saw the biggest gains.


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