Macroeconomic factors continue to plague dealmakers with caution as volatility and uncertainty becomes the norm. Despite this environment, global M&A value to date continues to exceed that of 2016. In May, we saw global M&A activity fall by 484 deals and by 4.5% in value compared to the same month a year ago.
Key highlights from the June M&A Insider include:
- Strongest activity continues in private equity and cross-border deals
- The Energy, Mining & Utilities sector taking the top spot with 96 deals worth US$41.1bn.
- North America continued its reign as the strongest market from the previous two months
- Cross-border activity rose significantly in May with the value of deals up by70.5% to US$107.3bn
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