We reached out to the global M&A community to take a sentiment survey "Post-Brexit”, and had over 1,000 global dealmakers participating.
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.
Intralinks conducted its quarterly Global M&A Sentiment Survey in April 2016, receiving 1,500 responses from M&A dealmakers about M&A market conditions.
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 study by Cass Business School and Intralinks found that there is a shorter due diligence period in deals involving public companies compared to private.