Do you prefer Joint Venture or M&A work and why?

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Too much variety in JV deals, so I suppose more intellectually stimulating for some, especially with IP heavy deals, but to me there’s more to account for mentally than the standard deal and that’s draining. Sometimes I just want to mark up an auction form SPA and vibe, ya know?

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I prefer M&A work, it can get more competitive.

M&A is so much more fun

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