IFLR Publishes Akin Gump Article on Coronavirus Effect on Global Corporate Transactions

IFLR has published the article “COVID-19’s impact on global corporate transactions,” which was adapted from an Akin Gump client alert. The authors, all members of the firm’s corporate practice, include partners Vance Chapman and Zach Wittenberg, counsel Steven Franklin and associates Tyler Conte, Ryan Donnelly and Kelvin Mahal.

In the article, the authors provide an overview of some of the common issues that businesses are facing, “the key considerations in tackling these issues, and the potential investment strategies that may arise for cash buyers, distressed market participants, and regional players who are less affected by the negative effects of the outbreak.”

The article addresses some of the uncertainties confronting businesses, particularly those pertaining to supply and demand and travel and logistics, and also compares the current environment with the volatility seen during the financial crises in 2001 and 2007-8.

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