Merger and acquisition activity among Swiss companies and investors hit a record high in 2018, paving the way to a record-breaking year in the M&A business. Get an industry-by-industry look at last year’s M&A deals and outlook for 2019. Read KPMG Switzerland’s Clarity on M&A.
M&A activity in Switzerland remains at a high level. The M&A year to date has been characterized by larger deals in the pharmaceutical and consumer goods industries, a number of IPOs and an ongoing high level of activity among private equity investors.
Despite the unpredictable time frame, companies currently doing business in the UK need to assess Brexit’s impact on their business now in order to develop a strategy to deal with it. How do you assess Brexit’s future impact on the regulatory environment from today’s point of view?