Jeffrey Kaplan, former global head of M&A at Bank of America Merrill Lynch who will soon be COO of Appaloosa Management LP, predicts a strong year for M&A in 2011. But, he says, uncertainty in the Middle East and elsewhere could cloud the outlook, if CEOs and boards react by pulling in their horns. - Vipal Monga Share:
NewOak Capital LLC launched a nonqualified mortgage support services platform as part of its credit services division, which is led by partner Chad Burhance. For other updates launch today's Movers & shakers slideshow.
Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said that mergers in the sector would continue to get close scrutiny in Brussels, particularly those that reduce the number of players in a market from four to three. More video