While all M&A deals have some level of complexity, the article highlights a few examples of complex deals from this year. Pfizer and Allergan seeking to merge through a tax-inversion deal, SABMiller's multiple required divestitures, and Dell's use of a "tracking stock" in the EMC deal were all used as examples of increased complexity in 2015 deals.
The article closes with a quote from Robin Rankin, the global co-head of M&A at Credit Suisse. Rankin said "People are being more thoughtful in trying to solve the objectives of both sides" he continues "They're willing to do so through structure or governance or other mechanisms, and I think that theme will continue."
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