2023 was a challenging year for dealmakers. From elevated interest rates to tighter regulations to geopolitical conflict, M&A activity continued to decline from the highs seen in 2021. Potential stability in rates, pent-up demand, and pushes to consolidate or divest in certain industries may drive an uptick in future M&A activity. Will this be enough to drive a rebound in 2024, or will we see more of the same?
Join us as we dive into
- Hurdles that impacted 2023’s M&A activity, and which ones will persist in 2024
- The future of exits after longer-than-expected holding periods
- How the rapid growth in private credit could help jolt M&A activity
- Tech and Energy sectors providing the greatest area of opportunity for dealmakers
Research Director, Tech M&A | S&P Global Market Intelligence
Executive Director, Climate and Cleantech | S&P Global Commodity Insights
Vice President, Private Markets Product Management | S&P Global Market Intelligence
News Desk Manager, US Financial Institutions | S&P Global Market Intelligence
Joseph Toomey (Moderator)
Associate Director, Desktop Market Development, Corporates and Professional Services | S&P Global Market Intelligence
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