The 8th M&A forum takes place in Moscow today

The 8th M&A forum takes place in Moscow todayLeading analysts and Russian business representatives will meet today at The 8th M&A forum organized by “M&A” magazine. This year it is topical more that ever to analyse the trends of M&A market in Russia especially under the influence of global economics.

Global financial instability makes investors distribute their investment portfolio more carefully and weight all pros and cons. However the diversification of investment portfolio becomes apparent in this situation. Ready businesses market in Russia is a promising way for investors because it is still underestimated and has great capabilities.

Political and legal foundation in Russia always stopped investors in spite of the governmental mobilization of investment policy. It is appropriate to mention here about last trends and innovations of Federal authorities. On the other hand it is interesting to see what business representatives and M&A consultants think about political and macroeconomical aspects of the M&A market.

The following topics will be discussed at the forum:

The review of the M&A market. The influence of macro economical factors.
Legislative initiative and its application
The assessment of the M&A market: activity rating, most interesting deals studying; problems analysis.
M&A technologies: risks, problems solution
Funding instruments including innovations
Choosing a takeover target
Legal, financial and tax aspects of deals
Jurisprudence, bankruptcies, bad buys.
Roundtable discussion: corporate conflicts in 2011. 2012 forecasts.