One consequence of Brexit is a dramatic increase in interest from UK-based companies looking at setting up distributors, developing green field sites and entering into joint ventures and M&A in the EU.

Mid-market intermediaries are excited by the increased focus on EU M&A from UK SMEs and private equity portfolio companies.

So while Trump plays the America First card which could discourage US companies being involved in international M&A, the exact opposite is playing out in the UK as a result of Brexit.