IFLR survey: why M&A deals fail

Author: Amélie Labbé | Published: 23 Oct 2018
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Figures show that anything between half and 90% of M&A transactions fail to close, or fail to provide the value and synergy expected at the start of the negotiation process. Reasons put forward include lack of adequate due diligence, antitrust and tax issues, or even mismatches in valuations between businesses. 

To find out more, IFLR is polling subscribers on what they believe the main causes of deal failures are. Click here to take this very quick survey. Findings will be published in the next issue of IFLR magazine.

See also 

IFLR M&A forum: key takeaways