Merrill Corporation and Refinitiv bring you the latest APAC M&A updates, as well as a list of the month’s top financial advisors.
Asia Pacific and Japan M&A activity reached US$1.1 trillion in value, down 21.5% compared to last year’s record-breaking US$1.4 trillion but still elevated compared to historical levels as it continued to hit US$1-trillion levels in the last five years.
Mega deals, valued at US$5 billion or greater, fell to a six-year low and totaled US$151.3 billion, a 59.2% decline in value from a year ago.
For all the advances that have been made, just how digitally mature and technologically sophisticated is the M&A, due diligence and asset marketing process for practitioners in North America? Our latest report answers these questions and more, as we surveyed 300 US and Canada based M&A practitioners from corporates, private equity firms, investments banks, law and professional services firms.
Find out how M&A is faring across the globe in our spotlight reports, examining local market activity in EMEA, the Americas, and APAC, including M&A trends, top deals and bidders, future challenges, and sector-specific information.