Here is a great article on the predicted "surge" of M & A activity for '07.
- M&A Surge to Continue in '07
- The dealmakers behind mergers and buyouts predict the pace of transactions will increase for the next six months.
- Sarah Johnson, CFO.com
- January 10, 2007
New Year's Day may have come and gone, but dealmakers would be wise to restock their champagne cellars right away. The high levels of merger-and-acquisition activity that characterized 2006 will likely continue, even grow, through the first half of this year, according to the Association for Corporate Growth. And the main drivers of the deals — private equity firms — will continue to be big players, the member association predicts....