The Implications of COVID-19 on Global M&A17 June, 2020
The coronavirus (COVID-19) has impacted just about everything, including the global M&A market. In a short period of time, businesses of all types have been forced to either shutter their doors or significantly cut back on operations. Millions of employees have been laid off or furloughed and consumer spending has been drastically reduced. Supply chains have been disrupted and shelter-in-place orders have greatly reduced the demand for gasoline and other energy resources.