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M&A activity seen to move at slower clip in run-up to US vote

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 05:50
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Hillary Clinton takes a selfie with supporters during a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida, on Monday.

New York

GLOBAL political uncertainty will create a drag on dealmaking until 2017, according to Blair Effron, partner and co-founder of Centerview Partners LLC.

Historically, the appetite for mergers and acquisitions slows during an election season where both parties put forward