Buyers Struggle To Stomach Valuation Gap Amid Uncertainty

Law360, New York (July 6, 2017, 6:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. mergers and acquisitions market is turning out to be a choppy one, a trend that's slated to continue into the second half of 2017 as uncertainty in the political and economic climate makes the valuation gap more difficult to bridge.

Deal makers at the beginning of 2017 often described their outlook for M&A in the coming year as "cautiously optimistic." Although the election of President Donald Trump was a shock, it ultimately spurred a rise in the stock market dubbed the Trump bump, suggested that a lighter regulatory environment was imminent and ushered in the promise of corporate tax...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!