Battle for Dominance in the M&A Advisory Business
Bulge-brackets vs. the boutiques
What is the future for the M&A advisory business? Read about how bulge-bracket investment banks and boutiques are competing in the evolving M&A advisory space.
In the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) advisory business, there is an ongoing battle for dominance between bulge-bracket investment banks and boutiques.
Boutiques have been a major competitive force since the 1990s, and in recent years have further boosted both their share of the business and marketplace prominence. While this poses a threat to banks in the established bulge-bracket territory, what is the real impact?
Read this paper to understand the evolution of the M&A advisory competitive landscape, the drivers of change and the implications for boutiques and bulge-bracket banks.