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M&A in Focus: 2021 Trends and the Deal Horizon featuring Citi and Blackstone

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
60 minutes

The year of 2021 marked a particularly active one for M&A activity. Open capital markets and low interest rates helped fuel big ticket transactions as buyers across the globe made strategic decisions to meet changing consumer behaviors that were accelerated by the pandemic. The deal-making reached new heights as the total value of global announcements topped $1 trillion in each of the year's first three quarters. As 2021 draws to a close, our panel of M&A experts will review transaction data and share their perspectives on whether the trends will continue in 2022.

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Lawrence Choy is a Director with the Corporates segment at S&P Global Market Intelligence. In his role, he focuses on the strategic and product direction of the Consumer & Retail segment. Full Bio


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James Socas is a Managing Director in Blackstone’s Tactical Opportunities Group. Mr. Socas has been involved with the firm’s investments in VectraAI, FireEye, Snowflake, Wiz, Diligent, Episerver, and Titus. Full Bio
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Joe Mantone is the News Desk Manager for the U.S. financial institutions group and the author of Market Intelligence's quarterly white paper on M&A and equity capital markets activity. Full Bio
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Mark Shafir is the co-head of Global Mergers & Acquisitions at Citi. Prior to joining Citi in 2008, Mark was Head of Global M&A at Lehman Brothers. He has over 36 years of experience advising clients and leading top M&A teams. Full Bio

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