17 June 2021

Euan Rellie talks to DealStreetAsia on SEA’s unicorns ramping up dealmaking pace

By Rachel Phua
June 16, 2021

“The pandemic has acted in a kind of Darwinian way,” said Euan Rellie, co-founder and managing partner at Asia-focused investment bank BDA Partners. “The best companies have thrived and grown market share through the pandemic, and the weaker guys have fallen by the wayside. [The] bigger, better capitalised buyers are buying out… struggling underperforming players.” Buyers will take advantage of the availability of cheap money – the “best pre-condition for M&A activity” – to borrow and invest in growth, Rellie add

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