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M&A Activity Up 61.5%, While Spinoffs Up 160%: What's Happening This Week

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Executive Summary

  • Merger & Acquisition activity is back on the rise after a catastrophic decline during the pandemic; the count of spinoffs is also up versus Q1 2020 as investors reward newly spun-off stocks
  • Q1 2021 earnings are expected to jump versus a year ago
  • Starbucks and Siemens Energy host corporate events this week to give color to the global consumer and renewable energy trends