Battening down the hatches
The halcyon days of the 1990s are a distant memory for US firms in London following the 11 September attacks and the worst corporate market for a decade. But, writes Anne Mizzi, rather than heading home, the ex-pats are preparing to weather the storm
Things have certainly changed since the heady days of the late 1990s when the Americans arrived, all guns blazing, threatening to launch their world invasion from London. With 11 September and the economic recession, deal activity has dried up. As economic conditions continue to harden, how will this large ex-pat community fare?
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