The latest Intralinks Sentiment Survey reveals that uncertainty amidst business professionals is likely to decrease M&A activity in the upcoming quarter.
According to the latest Global Sentiment Survey, 60 percent of M&A professionals are optimistic about the deal environment in the next six months.
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.
Asia Pacific has seen both quarterly and annual gains in early-stage M&A, showing a 6.5 percent increase QoQ, and a 17.8 percent increase YoY in Q3 2014.
North America’s M&A market is showing continued momentum, with deal opportunities remaining in place for the near future. Find out the top deal drivers.