Despite a significant dip in activity in the fourth quarter, 2015 saw a truly staggering total of M&A value—$1.95 trillion. Our 2015 Annual M&A Report provides additional context: That figure represents an increase of no less than 21% over the $1.61 trillion achieved in 2014.
But that may be the high tide for M&A, according to our analysis, at the very least in terms of volume, and likely value as well. The report goes in-depth as to why, delving into datasets covering:
M&A by transaction size
Spotlights on key sectors such as energy
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