An Overview on the Romanian M&A Market during the Recent Financial Crisis

Gruici, Cernat Bogdan
Constantinescu, Laura Gabriela
Iamandi, Irina Eugenia
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G30 - General, G34 - Mergers; Acquisitions; Restructuring; Corporate Governance.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity is often a good indicator of how well a given market performs or whether the economic environment within a country is ripe for investment. Based on empirical studies and theoretical evidence the present paper investigates the status of the M&A market in Romanian and several other EU countries from the perspective of the recent financial crisis. By investigating the structure of the M&A activity within the last two years compared with the last ten years, a clearer picture can be drawn regarding the impact of the crisis upon the M&A market in Romania.
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