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The Mergers & Acquisitions Review: Eighth Edition: Chapter 11: British Virgin Islands
British Virgin Islands companies are employed in geographically diverse corporate structures, with the effect that gradually improving global economic conditions have started to brighten the mergers and acquisitions environment involving BVI companies. Following global trends, buoyed by a stronger US private sector and falling household and corporate debt in some advanced economies, BVI M&A activity in 2013 pushed slightly ahead of 2012 levels, although it remained some way behind deal activity prior to the onset of the global financial crisis.
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