The 2017 Intralinks Annual M&A Leaks Report

M&A deal leaks: find out how some dealmakers made US$21m last year

Each year Intralinks and the M&A Research Centre at Cass Business School, London, examine thousands of worldwide M&A transactions, looking for unique signals of significant pre-announcement trading that indicate M&A deal leaks.

The results, published in this annual report, highlight trends in deal leaks by country and sector, and analyze the risks and rewards associated with leaking deals.

Download the 2017 Intralinks Annual M&A Leaks Report now and discover:

  • Why deals get leaked, and the US$21m impact on transactions when leaks occur
  • In which countries and sectors have deal leaks increased, and decreased
  • Trends in regulatory enforcement relating to deal leaks

In 2014, worldwide M&A deal leaks had been on a declining trend and were at their lowest level for six years, but this trend has recently reversed and we’re now seeing more leaked deals.

- Philip Whitchelo, VP Strategy & Product Marketing, Intralinks