High-Growth Markets: An Attractive M&A Option

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 4:17 PM EST) -- Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the high-growth markets in 2011 accounted for a total value of approximately $667.4 billion — a 13.6 percent decrease compared to 2010 — which represented 26 percent of global M&A activity, compared to 17 percent for 2010, according to Thomson Reuters.

Following a robust first half, high-growth market M&A activity slowed during the second half of 2011, with a dramatic drop-off in the fourth quarter, partially as a result of the global impact of the European debt crisis.

China led...
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