Publicly traded investment banking companies include Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley. The analysis can also include J.P. Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo and Company, and Bank of America Corp. which acquired Merrill Lynch. Additional companies can be added at your discretion.
The analysis is to include a review of recent income statements and balance sheets and the companies’ performance before and after the recent recession. Ratio analysis should also be included.
Comment on the article: “The Buyers Are Back: M&A Poised to Rebound in 2013.” Do you agree or disagree with the forecast? Why?
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