Uncertain Deals Climate Persists After JPMorgan Conference

Law360 (January 11, 2019, 8:37 PM EST) -- Excitement for stock sales and acquisitions was somewhat restrained at this year's JPMorgan's health care conference, according to several attorneys who attended the event in San Francisco that concluded Thursday, given uncertainties caused by market volatility and the government shutdown.

The annual networking conference, which connects bankers, lawyers and investors with health care and biotechnology companies, aims to spark dealmaking. When market circumstances are friendly, like in early 2018, the event can set the tone for the year.

Cooley LLP partner Jeff Libson described this year's four-day conference as quieter compared with the "bullish and unstoppable" momentum of one year ago....

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