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.
We've all seen the M&A numbers on publicly announced deals. But what's going on beneath the surface? Take a look at our latest report, based on aggregated and anonymized global M&A deal activity on Datasite's platform.
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