“The majority of economic downturns have been caused by systemic inefficiencies.”
A critical analysis on the effect of Covid-19 pandemic in the field of Merger and Acquisition (M&A) with regard to its impact on the entire globe’s business transactions and describing its aftermath which either affected the world in positive way or negative way or both. Initially, the paper portrays a brief description on the various factors that have impacted the M&A market with respect to the buyers and sellers and their response to the consequences of Covid-19 pandemic. Further, it aims at describing the impact of Covid-19 on M&A in different parts of the world such as USA, Asia Pacific, Europe and specifically China and India. The later and the final half of the paper is mostly concerned with the trends and graphical representation on the M&A deals in various way, which took place in the midst of Covid Pandemic, pre-covid pandemic and post-covid pandemic. However, a full-fledged pandemic effect cannot be concluded at this moment (2021) because nobody knows how long it’ll last.