The Deal Economy UK Conference Reveals Upbeat Forecast for Mergers and Acquisitions as Britain Begins Brexit Process

NEW YORK, March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Brexit means Brexit, but it may also be bullish. That was the key takeaway from participants, speakers and guests at our Deal Economy UK conference, hosted by The Deal, a business unit of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST), a deep-dive into the impact of Britain's decision to leave the European Union on mergers, buyouts, business and investment.

"Suddenly, with two giant, albeit rejected takeover bids, Europe doesn't seem all that bad as a place to invest," said TheStreet's Jim Cramer, who conducted the day's keynote interview with Steve Krouskos, the Global Vice Chair for Transaction Advisory Services at EY. "Suddenly, the euro seems a little more stable and with the downfall of the so-called uber-nationalist party in the Netherlands, perhaps politically, suddenly Europe feels like the good old days when you didn't have to think about who was running the government."

Additional speakers who shared their perspective and insight at the conference included The Right Honourable Lord Lamont of Lerwick, The Right Honourable John Redwood, Michel De Fabiani, Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Tristan Nagler, Aurelius Investments Limited, Jim Strang, Hamilton Lane and Christophe Bavière, Idinvest Partners.

The full speaker roster and panel topics can be viewed at www.thedeal.com/dealeconomyuk.

Program sponsors for the Deal Economy UK conference included EY and Intralinks with luncheon sponsor, Accenture Strategy, and supporting sponsor,  Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). For sponsorship and speaking inquiries about next year's event, please contact Kaveh Mama (212-321-5070; kmama at thedeal.com).

About The Deal 
The Deal (www.thedeal.com) provides actionable, intraday coverage of mergers, acquisitions and all other changes in corporate control to institutional investors, private equity, hedge funds and the firms that serve them. The Deal is a business unit of TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ: TST, www.t.st), a leading financial news and information provider. Other business units include TheStreet (www.thestreet.com), which is celebrating its 20th year of producing unbiased business news and market analysis; BoardEx (www.boardex.com), the leading relationship mapping service of corporate directors and officers; and RateWatch (www.rate-watch.com) which supplies rate and fee data from banks and credit unions across the U.S.

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