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Hiring teams: The new corporate M&A

Covid-19 has put the brakes on many businesses planning for growth – food retail and e-commerce being the obvious exceptions. Acquisitions have been canned and jobs cut. According to data provider Rifinitiv, global M&A activity dropped to its lowest point in over a decade in the second quarter of this year. But when a door closes, a window opens somewhere. In professional services consultancies, it has been common for decades for high-performing teams to move together from one employer to