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Recording - M&A and COVID-19 podcast series - Global

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We have produced a series of podcasts looking at how COVID-19 has impacted the M&A market with discussions around key issues including technology, pricing and insolvency.

Episode 1: Lessons from 2008

In Episode 1 our Corporate Partners Robin Johnson, Richard Moulton and Stacey Kern, are joined by the Head of Investment Banking for the UK and the Nordics at Lincoln International, Phil McCreanor, to discuss how the COVID-19 crisis compares to those seen in 2001 and 2008, and how the M&A market will fare during and after the pandemic.

Listen to episode 1 here >

Episode 2: What can Asia tell us about the future of M&A during the COVID-19 pandemic?

In Episode 2 of our series of M&A podcasts about COVID-19, corporate Partners Robin Johnson, Charles Butcher, Jeroen Hoekstra and Christof Lamberts discuss M&A activity in the Asia region and what other jurisdictions can learn in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.

Listen to episode 2 here >

Episode 3: How is COVID-19 changing the use of Technology and approach to due diligence within M&A?

In Episode 3 our International M&A practitioners Robin Johnson, Rachel Broquard, Jens Andre and Lance Phillips discuss the use of technology during the COVID-19 pandemic and the issues being faced in relation to due diligence when an M&A transaction is in process.

Listen to episode 3 here >

Episode 4: Pricing and financing

In Episode 4 our International M&A practitioners Robin Johnson, Jeroen Hoekstra, Lance Phillips and Alistair Cree discuss the pricing and financing of M&A transactions during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Listen to episode 4 here >

Episode 5: Warranty and indemnity insurance

In Episode 5 our International M&A practitioners Robin Johnson, Chris Halliday, Sven Schweneke and Lance Phillips discuss the changing requirements of warranty and indemnity insurance on M&A transactions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen to episode 5 here >

Episode 6: Deal certainty and execution

In Episode 6 Eversheds Sutherland's International M&A practitioners Robin Johnson, Charles Butcher, James Trevis, Jeroen Hoekstra, and Competition Partner Peter Harper, discuss deal certainty and execution, particularly where there needs to be conditionality, focusing on how sellers can have confidence on signing, but also allowing the buyer to ensure that they are not entering into a bad bargain.

Listen to episode 6 here >



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