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Is Asia the world's hottest M&A market?

Anna Faelten, Deputy Director of the M&A Research Centre, reveals the findings of the latest M&A Maturity Index

As developed markets face, at best, low growth over the next few years, companies are increasingly looking to emerging markets for new business opportunities. These markets have captured a rising proportion of global mergers and acquisitions in recent years. But which countries are ripe for investment and where should dealmakers be looking next?

New research from the M&A Research Centre (MARC) at Cass Business School and Ernst & Young offers an intriguing glimpse into the world's most attractive M&A markets. The M&A Maturity Index, published annually, ranks 148 countries according to their ability to attract and sustain M&A activity.

In this episode of Cass Talks, Anna Faelten, Deputy Director of the M&A Research Centre, reveals the findings of the 2012 Index and explains why Asia is emerging as the new global M&A hotspot

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