2020 was a year that will never be forgotten. Everything changed, including the way M&A is done. The snapshot below provides insights into trends and activity metrics of projects executed in our platform in the Americas this year - along with predictions from our CEO, Rusty Wiley, on what’s to come in 2021.
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With the expectation of lower project numbers at the beginning of 2020 due to the pandemic, we found numbers to actually remain consistent, as dealmakers stayed ready.
Datasite was largely involved in the healthcare space this year by providing a secure way for pharmaceutical companies to collaborate in the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.
There was an increase in the number of distressed deals such as restructuring, refinancing, and bankruptcy at the beginning of this year, with a full recovery of M&A in June.
President & CEO, Datasite