The French companies have the appetite. In 2017, the operations of mergers and acquisitions involving French companies, to the sale or purchase, were approximately $ 246 billion (approximately 204 billion euros), according to figures published on Friday 29 December by Thomson Reuters. This represents an increase of 50% compared with 2016.
“The activity has been intense in all sectors, from real estate to luxury, through distribution and industry. This is the sign of a macroeconomic environment that has huge potential, ” noted Arnaud Bouyer and Jean-Baptiste Charlet, co-responsible of the corporate banking division of Morgan Stanley in Paris. “The market should remain supported in 2018 “, forecasting-they.