Mergers & Acquisitions

Resources: Glossary

Don’t be confused or intimidated by any terms or abbreviations in the M&A world. You’ll find answers here.

Mexican Standoff

Definition

A confrontation between two parties in which neither can advance or retreat without sacrificing their negotiating position.

Tips

Deadlocks are common in M&A transactions, and both a buyer and seller often fail to reach a compromise and get stuck on an issue.