April 11, 2021

The New State of M&A: United Kingdom

The vast majority of UK M&A practitioners believe new technologies should enable greater analytical capability in the due diligence process over the next five years. How else can technology help them and in what areas?

Our new report surveyed UK M&A practitioners from corporates, private equity firms, investments banks, and law and professional services firms, to find out:

  • How digitally mature and technologically sophisticated is the M&A, due diligence, and asset marketing process in the UK?
  • How can technology benefit and advance other areas of M&A in the UK?
  • How are dealmakers in the UK using technology to overcome challenges?
  • Which technologies will transform the M&A process the most by 2025?

What's Inside?

  • Executive Summary: UK vs EMEA
  • 2020 The Current State of M&A in the UK
  • 2025 The Future State of M&A in the UK
  • Case Study: Houlihan Lokey
  • Case Study: Arma Partners
  • Recommendations: Datasite With You Every Step of the Way
  • Survey Results

The respondents, who form part of a global survey of 2,235 practitioners, not only provide insight on the current and future state of the dealmaking process, but their responses also reveal some interesting regional similarities and differences in opinion.

 

Interested in other perspectives?

What do M&A practitioners in EMEA, the Americas and APAC think about the new state of M&A? Find out their views in our EMEA, Americas and APAC reports.

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