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.
Even though 2014 was by far one of the strongest growth years for global M&A, M&A’s comeback has never been as clear as in the first half of 2015.
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.