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Global M&As Strong in August 2015 Despite China and Europe Slump

August 2015 M&As led by 203 industrial and chemical sector deals are worth US$76.6 billion—Merrill shares details in the Monthly M&A Insider, September 2015.

Get the industry insider take on M&A across Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa for August 2015—and spot trends that will affect dealmaking for Q4 2015 and beyond. Discover which US company’s $36.5 billion acquisition led a 291% jump in industrials and chemicals sector deal value year-on-year, and get the details on eight deals behind the August 2015 surge in buyouts. This report also identifies emerging macro-trends, including higher deal values in finance and energy sectors and high-volume dealmaking in Asia amid fears of a stalling Chinese economy. Despite low deal volumes as expected in August, Mergermarket data reveals high deal values—especially for domestic deals in North America, China, Europe and Australia.

What's covered:

  • Global M&A trend graphs, tracking merger trends by region and sector
  • Top 10 deals for August 2015 by region, including bidder, target, sector, seller, exit multiples and deal value
  • League tables of financial and legal advisers by deal count and value

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