Deal certainty in M&A agreements – current concerns

Reprinted from: Financier Worldwide | September 2022

The uncertainty, global and local shocks, and volatility of the last few years have not yet led to a significant slowdown in dealmaking, according to GlobalData’s Q2 2022 report, but the Berkeley Research Group in its 2021 report notes a trend toward more disputes between buyers and sellers in the M&A context, and more renegotiation on price by buyers after the signing of a deal. For parties currently negotiating their sale agreements, now is a good time to review the contractual language creating ‘deal certainty’.

Cadwalader's Joanna Valentine and Dmitry Morgan write more here