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Global M&A Topped US$1.7 Trillion in the First Half of 2015

Global deal value for H1 2015 rose 15.2% over the prior year, according to Mergermarket's Monthly M&A Insider.

The value of global mergers and acquisitions in the first half of 2015 hit a near-record $1.7 trillion, according to Mergermarket's July 2015 Monthly M&A Insider, produced with Merrill Corporation. Higher valuations contributed to a decrease in deal volume compared to H1 2014, but overall H1 deal values increased to a near all-time high. The international technology, media and telecom sector led this growth with a 26.1% increase in deal value, including three deals in the top 10 worth a combined US$131.8 billion. Find out which region captured 44.6% of global M&A market share in H1 2015—and which Netherlands-based company scored the top deal.

What's covered:

  • Global M&A and private equity trend graphs, tracking deals by region with country and sector breakdowns
  • Top 10 announced deals for 2015—plus top 20 financial and legal advisor league tables

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