Global dealmakers are likely to be extremely despondent as European political boundaries shrink for the first time. What now for UK and European M&A?
First half 2015 China M&A volume saw a 41% increase YoY and over 39% YoY growth in mid-market activity. These numbers imply a 2015 run-rate of 6,000 deals.
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.
Business development companies (BDCs) are on a rebound and moving into new areas after years of stagnation.
or me, the Q4 DFI decline has been confirmed by my conversations with bankers, corp dev professionals and lawyers. They told me December 2010 exhibited a definite decrease in the start of new deals.
So what’s happening in the deal market? The DFI reports significant increases in the number of deals happening in Q2 2010, both vs. Q1 of this year, as well as over Q2 in 2009. While the DFI showed a mild uptick in Q1 2010 over Q4 2009, we saw a significant jump in March, a trend which continued into Q2.
Acquisitions Monthly Awards 2010Last Tuesday witnessed the Intralinks sponsored Acquisitions Monthly Annual European M&A Awards held at the fabulous Hilton, Park Lane in London.