Investment Bankers Rejoice! Trump Won't Put the Kibosh on Megadeals -- Analyst

2016 was the biggest year on record for deals being blocked by regulators. Don't expect that to happen again, especially during a Trump presidency, one analyst says.
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2016 was the biggest year on record for deals being blocked by regulators. Don't expect that to happen again, especially during a Trump presidency, says Frank Aquila, partner at Sullivan & Cromwell. Aquila said Trump's campaign declaration decrying a potential AT&T (T) - Get Report / Time Warner (TWX) tie-up does not mean he is against megadeals, and his push to put "America first" will not throw cold water on cross-border deals.