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A visual recap of global M&A activity in 2015 [datagraphic]

As part of our continuing 2015 Year in Review coverage, here is a datagraphic summarizing in global M&A activity over the past year. 2015 recorded roughly $2.1 trillion in deal volume, up 17% from the previous year.

Global M&A deal volume surpassed $2 trillion in 2015, up roughly 17% from last year.

For a full breakdown of M&A activity by quarter, sector and geography, along with the year’s biggest deals and most active investors, check out the latest of our year-end datagraphics below.

Follow more of our 2015 in Review coverage by clicking here. For insight into our M&A methodology and the deals we track in this data set, click here.

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