Q1 2018 M&A regional snapshot: North America pauses for breath


14 December 2017

Deal Flow Predictor

The latest Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor report reveals a 7 percent year-over-year (YOY) decline in North American (NA) early-stage M&A activity in Q3 2017. At the same time, according to data from Thomson Reuters and Intralinks’ own analysis, the number of announced M&A deals in NA in Q3 2017 rose by 25 percent. Based on this data, our independently verified predictive model is forecasting that the number of announced M&A deals in NA in Q1 2018 will decline by around 11 percent YOY, mainly due to an exceptionally strong Q1 2017 comparison period.

 

 

 

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Deal Flow Predictor


Matthew Porzio

Matthew Porzio

SVP Marketing & Strategic Business Development

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.