Deal-making in a crisis: how M&A deals are affected by covid-19

The covid-19 pandemic generates complex challenges in almost every area of law. This is because of the deep economic crisis it will produce – some speak of a recession similar to the Great Depression of the 1930s – and the alteration of the conditions in which businesses operate. Juan Tagle, an M&A partner at Chile’s Prieto Abogados, considers the impact on M&A deals in various stages of completion.

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