Internation interest boosts M&As

A North East dealmaker is predicting that interest in local firms from large overseas-based organisations will boost the amount of merger and acquisitions activity across the region.

According to Angela Toner, corporate finance partner at the Newcastle office of Baker Tilly, UK companies are catching the eye of international buyers and the trend is likely to continue as the value of Sterling remains at relatively low levels.

Angela Toner said: “A large number of transactions that we are looking at are characterised by a large overseas buyer with a strong balance sheet.

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