Murky View For Q3 Industrial, Chemical, Metals Deals

Law360, New York (November 13, 2009, 1:06 PM EST) -- Strategic buyers pushed up both the number of deals and deal values in the global industrial manufacturing sector for the third quarter of 2009, but the global deal environment for the chemicals sector continued to struggle, while a mixed picture came in for metals, according to a report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

A lack of large deals with a value of $1 billion or greater continues to cool the overall deal-making environment, and the number and value of deals remain significantly lower than last year, according to...
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