Pedro Cassiano Santos, Cláudia Cruz Almeida and Tiago Correia Moreira, partner and lawyers at VdA, have contributed to the most recent edition of 'International Acquisition Finance' with an article analysing the present condition of the financial markets and the effect this has on acquisition finance deals. - 'In the context of the worldwide hold-up of financial markets, the successful completion of acquisition finance deals requires stronger and more confidente investors, willing to face such market risk’.