Daily News: October 23, 2013

Bloomberg: Barclays, BofA Executives See Rising M&A

Bloomberg reported that investment bankers at Bank of America and Barclays told Bloomberg M&A activity will likely gain momentum in upcoming months, as European companies gain confidence to embark on transactions.

Bloomberg said further that Mark Warham, head of Europe, Middle East and Africa mergers at Barclays; Luigi Rizzo, who oversees EMEA M&A at Bank of America; and Chris Ventresca, global co-head of M&A at JPMorgan Chase, said at the Bloomberg Dealmakers Summit in London that recent stability in the European economy should spur companies to acquire and sell assets in 2014.

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