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Less mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Austria

Published: May 18, 2010; 00:00 · (Vindobona)

247 mergers and acquisitions in 2009, value of €11b, two-thirds were cross-border.

In the record year 2007 in Austria, there were 455 M&A. Ever since M&A are decreasing: Last year, with 247 transactions the lowest number since 1999 (2008: 314) was registered. The total transaction value fell by 16.6 percent to €11.03b (from €13.22b), according to a study by the ACS Acquisition Services of Vienna, published in "Bank-Archiv" of the “Bankwissenschaftlichen…

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