The quarter's Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor data reveals an 11 percent increase year-over-year (YoY) in early-stage M&A activity globally.
The Global Sentiment Survey, conducted by Intralinks at the end of last year, reveals uniform enthusiasm about deal activity and the state of M&A markets. Over 64% of respondents are optimistic about M&A business opportunities in 2014, with over 73% reporting they expect to see an increase in deal activity over the year. This optimism was shared across all regions.
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Being a leading global provider of virtual data rooms for the last 16 years has allowed us to stay on top of the fast-paced M&A industry. The Intralinks Deal Flow Indicator (DFI), which tracks global sell-side mandates and deals reaching due diligence prior to public announcement, gives us insight
The Intralinks DFI is unique – a predictive indicator of future M&A activity, about six months ahead of deals being announced. There are plenty of companies that track M&A activity retrospectively, but only Intralinks gives dealmakers a data-driven forecast, of how the global M&A market will perform over the next few quarters.
The Intralinks Deal Flow Indicator is a unique predictive indicator of future M&A activity. When compared to actual deal volume reported by Thomson Reuters, the Intralinks DFI is a statistically reliable indicator of future deal activity about 6 months before deals are actually announced.
Deal volumes remain high according to the Intralinks DFI, and this is reflected in the reported deal activity over the last month.
According to Intralinks Deal Flow Indicator, which tracks global early-stage sell-side mandates and deals reaching due diligence, the second half of 2013 should see record deal volumes in the TME sector and broadly across other industries.
The early part of 2013 showed some settling down in the Asia Pacific M&A market after a stellar fourth quarter in 2012.
The Australian economy is in a very strong position compared to most locales around the globe. The current environment is perfectly suited to local business adopting a predatory role in global business transactions by seizing opportunities, moving decisively and adapting to new trends in due diligence.