Corporations have cash in the till; and it is sitting up, begging to be put to work. Thus, M&A deals are on the way.
Companies in the chemicals industry end up in play as mergers-and-acquisitions targets when they have trouble getting financing any other way. If QE policy makes financing too easy, it has the counter-intuitive effect of freezing this particular M&A market.
M&A activity in the hedge fund space continues to thrive, though it's not green shoots and blooming roses for all, as a new report by Freeman & Co. shows.
M&A in the hedge fund and alternative investment space all but died in the wake of the 2008 Great Recession. But amazingly a new report says the stage is already set for another successful, if unexpected, run.