Dealmakers Predict Surge in Mergers and Acquisitions
CNBC Anchor and Reporter
With growing optimism that the U.S. economy is headed in the right direction, private equity firms are gearing up for an increase in M&A activity.
In exclusive interviews at a Tulane University M&A conference, top dealmakers talked with David Faber about the M&A long-term outlook.
Robert Kindler, the vice chairman of investment banking for Morgan Stanley :
"Just because you can get money, doesn't mean you shoud do deals."
Doug Braunstein, head of Americas investment banking at JPMorgan Chase :
"As the economy strengthens...companies are going to start using the cash."
Is M&A Ripe for the Picking?:
Robert Spatt, Simpson Thacher & Barlett:
There is growing argreement that things are "clearly getting better."