As we continue into 2022, many factors have created a turbulent environment – what I like to call a “vortex of volatility” – for dealmaking activity, such as the pandemic, rising inflation rates, and the geopolitical disruption in Ukraine. However, with 2021 being a record year in M&A, its momentum has carried us through into 2022. In the video below, I share more of my industry perspective on the current state of the economy and M&A ecosystem, how we got here, and what more to expect this year, as well as going into 2023.