The contribution reflects on the main challenges faced in the past year and provides a forward-looking perspective on the essential topics for 2024.

The year 2023 was a challenging one for the debt finance markets, marked by rising interest rates, bank failures, ongoing inflation, an energy crisis, supply chain disruptions, and geopolitical conflicts. These factors led to a cautious approach in the market and a slowdown in the M&A sector due to differing valuation perspectives and increased capital costs for buyers.

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