Dealmaker Dilemma: Market Volatility and M&A

Published on29 FEB 2016

Gregg Lemkau, co-head of Global Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman Sachs, explains how equity and oil market volatility are affecting corporate deal-making and why regulation may be an increasing hurdle for continued large-scale consolidation.

All the factors that were in place last year are still in place, but we’ve got a headwind of market volatility. And volatility is not the friend of M&A.

- Gregg Lemkau

Gregg Lemkau
Co-Head, Global Mergers and Acquisitions, Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs