M&A in 2010: More Bumpy Than a Boom

After two years of frigid credit and economic turmoil, it would seem the floodgates for merger activity would be well-primed to open in 2010. Yet guarded expectations regarding economic recovery—tempered by doubts about employment, credit access, and the robustness of consumer spending—hardly encourage companies to pursue aggressive growth.

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