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Merger and acquisition activity in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) is very much back: volumes and values increased significantly during the first six months of 2021 in every industry sector.
Overall, the region recorded €578bn worth of deals during H1 2021, a 15% rise on H2 2020. Deal volumes also grew: the first half of 2021 saw 4,691 deals across the EMEA region, an increase of 9% on the second half of 2020 and a 42% rise on the same period of last year.
What drove this activity? Which sectors thrived and where? What lies ahead? How long may the upward trend continue?
Download Deal Drivers: EMEA HY 2021 to find out more.