Q1 2016 Prediction: Moderate Growth for Global M&A, Says Intralinks

Coming off of what’s expected to be a record breaking dealmaking year in 2015, 2016 is shaping up to have a slower, but good start for global M&A activity.


22 October 2015

intralinks deal flow predictor

The day you have been waiting for all quarter has arrived – the current issue of the Intralinks® Deal Flow Predictor (DFP) is here. And this quarter’s Intralinks DFP, an indicator of future M&A announcements with a proven track record for accuracy, forecasts sustained growth for global M&A deal volume announced through Q1 2016.

Coming off of what’s expected to be a record breaking dealmaking year in 2015, 2016 is shaping up to have a slower, but still good start for global M&A activity. Based on insights from the current issue of the Intralinks DFP, we expect global deal activity levels to increase by about seven percent in Q1 2016, over Q1 2015. Watch our video for the Q1 2016 highlights.



Matthew Porzio

Matthew Porzio

Matt Porzio joined Intralinks in 2003. As SVP Marketing & Strategic Business Development, he is responsible for managing and driving the strategic direction for Intralinks Dealspace including virtual data room and full deal lifecycle solutions for the M&A, Private Equity, Advisory, Corporate Development and Restructuring communities. Before joining Intralinks, he was a senior associate at Metzler, a German advisory firm, focused on cross-border M&A transactions.