With the U.S. election results behind us, private equity players are already looking ahead at how the merger and acquisition (M&A) landscape will shape up over the next four years and where to find the next big opportunity under President-elect Donald Trump.

Currently, corporates are flush with cash, while the private equity market is still seeking to deploy a record amount of capital overhang. In particular, there is significant activity in the healthcare industry, likely driven by Trump’s proposal to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, as well as general industry regulation and the aging American population. The technology industry is also active as it continues to permeate and disrupt more and more traditional businesses.

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