M&A Practice: Dechert

Law360, New York (January 7, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- As the capital markets limit the ability of firms to provide leverage for mergers and acquisitions activity, strategic investments are gaining prevalence in the current deals market, according to attorneys from Dechert LLP’s M&A practice group.

“Every financial industry is going through a capital reallocation process that is painful and thought-provoking,” said Henry N. Nassau, chair of the group. “There has been a slowdown [in deals], but nature abhors a vacuum.”

“My observation is there has been to some extent a regression in what I would...
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