Dealmaking in 2020: The year in review

2020 was a year that will never be forgotten. Everything changed, including the way M&A is done. The snapshot below provides insights into trends and activity metrics of projects executed in our platform in the Americas this year - along with predictions from our CEO, Rusty Wiley, on what’s to come in 2021.

For more insights visit Datasite ‘21: M&A Unlocked, a series of 21 sessions featuring technology innovations,  best practices, and expert insights.

% of Projects by region

Top activity by sector + regions

Datasite was largely involved in the healthcare space this year by providing a secure way for pharmaceutical companies to collaborate in the race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.


Energy, Mining,
Oil, Gas

United States

Life Sciences




Technology, Media,

2021 Predictions

Listen to Rusty's full overview on the current and future state of M&A by visiting Datasite '21: M&A Unlocked