January 25, 2021

APAC M&A in 2020 and What’s Ahead for 2021

Yoichiro Shimizu, Head of Datasite Japan, shares his insights on how the global pandemic affected 2020 M&A in Japan and the outlook for 2021. Shimizu's article discusses the benefits of being deal ready and the increasing role environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors will play in shaping successful deals. 

(Note the article linked below is in Japanese)

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