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.
According to the latest Global Sentiment Survey, 60 percent of M&A professionals are optimistic about the deal environment in the next six months.
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.