Date: 26/05/2020

Cross-border carve-outs in 2020.

TMF Group provides useful advice on how to get the cross-border carve-outs right

Carve-outs have become increasingly popular among global dealmakers – with a threefold increase in volume since 2016. And, post COVID-19, this impetus should continue as a mixture of pent-up demand, distressed and non-core assets and lower valuations lure cash-rich private equity firms and corporates back to the deal table.

However, a new study related to the cross-border carve-outs commissioned by TMF Group, suggests that dealmakers could be losing substantial amounts of money due to avoidable delays and a disregard for fundamentals of successful carve-outs.