• The value of global Mergers and Acquisitions (or M&A) soared to $1.7 tn during the first six months of 2014.
  • In the US, M&A announced in the year to date stands at $748.5bn, up almost 75% on a year earlier.
  • In Asia-Pacific, deals hit $327.8bn, up 85 per cent on a year earlier.
  • In Europe, M&A deals increased more than 100% compared to 2013 levels to a whopping $509bn as of June 2014.

 

Global MA Activity YTD 2014

 

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