Financial Sector Deals Poised for Uptick: Report

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 3:14 PM EDT) -- After a modest start this year, mergers and acquisitions activity aimed at banks, asset management firms, and insurance companies is well positioned for an uptick, particularly as companies gain a greater understanding of proposed regulatory reforms, according to a new report.

After a particularly dismal 2009, the financial services industry is improving, and potential buyers with access to capital will be increasingly interested in deals involving banks, asset management firms and some insurance companies, PricewaterhouseCoopers analysts predicted in a 2010 Financial Services M&A Outlook report released...
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