Dealmakers are willing to start deals in the wider EMEA region, but seem reticent about doing deals in the UK, based on Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor data.
The Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor forecasts nominally flat growth in the number of M&A deals to be announced through the first nine months of 2016 YoY.
The latest Intralinks Sentiment Survey reveals that uncertainty amidst business professionals is likely to decrease M&A activity in the upcoming quarter.
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 Intralinks DFP, which provides M&A deal volumes and market trends through Q2 2015, shows an increase of 1 percent QoQ and a 12 percent YoY increase.