Natural disasters in North America, depressed energy prices worldwide and an uncertain economic outlook in many regions contributed to a drop in overall M&A activity. Despite the headwinds, North America led the way in deal activity, along with a string of megadeals in Energy, Mining & Utilities.
Read the October 2017 Monthly M&A Insider to take a deeper dive into the numbers, movements and trends during the third quarter for the global M&A market, including:
Deceleration of Global M&A in the quarter
Private Equity providing a bright spot for deal activity
The resilient Energy, Mining & Utilities sector taking the top spot in value tables
- Potential for a very bright year end for the M&A market.
M&A Insider is your source for dealmaking insights across North America, Central and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia Pacific and Japan.