A series of spotlight reports from around the world, produced in partnership with Mergermarket, examining local market activity, including M&A trends, top deals and bidders, future challenges, and sector-specific information.
EMEA M&A has experienced record levels in 2021. But what about next year? What forces will influence dealmaking in 2022? And what are the top five predictions for the factors that will shape the year ahead?
EMEA M&A deal activity was strong over the first nine months of 2021, with almost all parts of the region enjoying double- or triple-digit year-on-year increases. What drove the activity? Which sub-regions and sectors showed the most growth? And which are poised for even more?
M&A activity in the EMEA region gathered pace during the first half of 2021, following a strong rebound from the COVID-19 crisis in the second six months of last year. Which sectors led the way? And will the upward trend continue?
After a volatile 2020, EMEA delivered a solid set of deal figures for the first three months of 2021. However, although M&A deal activity overall in EMEA rose in Q1 2021, it fluctuated across the region. What sectors and regions drove activity? And will it last?
EMEA M&A rebounded in 2020 on the back of a strong H2. Which sectors saw the most activity by value and volume? Why did some sectors and regions fare better than others? Will the upward trend continue in 2021?
The stellar momentum of M&A in the Americas looks set to continue from 2021. But which sectors and locations will see most activity? Explore the key factors and our five predictions for dealmakers in 2022.
M&A in the Americas is back with a bang. Despite lingering COVID-19 disruptions in some South and Central America countries and the Caribbean, all regions have had a better 2021. With dealmaking surging to new highs during the first nine months, a banner year is in the cards.
Key M&A markets in the Americas saw record-breaking activity during late 2020, as dealmakers rebounded from the worst of the pandemic. After months of lockdowns, dealmaking in Q1 2021 continued to benefit from the release of pent-up demand, among other factors.
After a challenging year that saw deal activity freeze through H1 2020 as the outbreak of COVID-19 forced countries into lockdowns, the M&A market in the Americas has reset and recovered, posting steady deal numbers through Q1 2021. Aggregate deal value for the region reached US$658.73bn from 1,961 transactions announced in Q1 2021, up from US$236.77bn from 1,918 deals in the same period last year.
The Americas M&A market navigated a challenging year in 2020. Volatile stock markets and global economic disruption as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns and uncertainty saw declines of 14% in deal volume and 23% in deal value. Download this comprehensive review of M&A activity in the Americas to learn more about M&A activity in 2020.
Read this Deal Drivers outlook report and learn about the top five predictions on the factors that will influence APAC dealmaking in 2022 along with the latest heat chart, showing the sectors and regions where activity is likely to dominate based on ‘companies for sale’ tracked by Mergermarket.
M&A activity across much of the Asia-Pacific region continues to bounce back from the lulls seen at the height of the COVID-19 crisis last year. Globally, the acceleration seen in the first half of 2021, in most countries at least, now looks to be normalizing, yet APAC volumes and values are proving resilient.
M&A activity in the APAC region continued to perform strongly in the first half of 2021. Both deal values and volumes were significantly higher than in the same period a year ago when the COVID-19 pandemic forced large parts of the region to impose tough lockdown restrictions on their economy. Read this Deal Drivers report to learn more.
While there is reason to be optimistic about the economic outlook for APAC in 2021, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cast a dark shadow, particularly in countries still deeply embroiled in the crisis. Read our latest APAC Deal Drivers report discover the M&A sectors leading the recovery across the region.
The dust has finally settled on 2020, a year shaped by the first major, deadly pandemic in more than a century. Read this Deal Drivers APAC FY 2020 report and see why the growth outlook for the region offers grounds for optimism.