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Austrian M&A Activity Faces Depression

Published: July 11, 2012; 19:11 · (Vindobona)

Due to the global insecurities, the M&A activities in Austria decreased substantially in the last year. Against the prior year, the number of deals was down by 27%.

Austrian M&A Activity Faces Depression / Picture: © Vindobona.org

In Austria, the number of mergers and acquisitions fell dramatically. According to Christopher Kummer, director of IMAA (Institute of Mergers, Acquisitions and Alliances), there are fewer foreign buyers than ever.

In the first half of 2012, there were several bigger transaction in Austria. Nevertheless, the level of 2011 could not be maintained. In the first six months, 121 deals…

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