Mergercast by Booz & Company Releases Podcast Episode 11 -- First Half 2007 Roundup

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Gerald Adolph, Senior Vice President at Booz & Company and leader of the firm's Mergers and Restructurings group, is the guest for this episode, in which he discusses the M&A environment during the first half of the year.

The first half of the year was very active across all sectors with generally high quality deals. Going forward, we are at an interesting juncture given widespread concerns about a rising cost of capital and the financial-market turmoil we've witnessed. Despite this, I believe we will continue to see ongoing opportunities for strategic buyers

Mergercast by Booz & Company has released Episode 11 -- First Half 2007 Roundup (http://www.booz.com/mergercast).

Gerald Adolph, Senior Vice President at Booz & Company and leader of the firm's Mergers and Restructurings group, is the guest for this episode, in which he discusses the M&A environment during the first half of the year. Adolph looks at the strength of the current merger wave, the types of transactions seen, and then turns to the remainder of 2007 to examine critical trends such as the potential impact of tighter credit on deal flow.

"The first half of the year was very active across all sectors with generally high quality deals. Going forward, we are at an interesting juncture given widespread concerns about a rising cost of capital and the financial-market turmoil we've witnessed. Despite this, I believe we will continue to see ongoing opportunities for strategic buyers," Adolph said.

Mergercast by Booz & Company is a podcast exploring the world of mergers, acquisitions and restructurings. Episode 11 has a runtime of 14 minutes and 21 seconds, and can be accessed at http://www.booz.com/mergercast. Listeners can play the podcast on its homepage or subscribe via RSS feed, e-mail or the iTunes store.

About Booz & Company
Booz & Company is a leading global management consulting firm, helping the world's top businesses, governments, and organizations.

Our founder, Edwin Booz, defined the profession when he established the first management consulting firm in 1914.

Today, with more than 3,300 people in 57 offices around the world, we bring foresight and knowledge, deep functional expertise, and a practical approach to building capabilities and delivering real impact. We work closely with our clients to create and deliver essential advantage.
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Visit http://www.booz.com to learn more about Booz & Company.

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