Deal with it

7 July 2015 By Quentin Webb

Regional deals could be worth $1 trln this year. But the bonanza offers less than investors might hope. Backing from states and tycoons makes many companies bid-proof. That means fewer premium bids, less pressure on firms to shape up, and more stitch-ups of minority shareholders.

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