The closing quarter of the year is already here, which means we can now take a look at some of the preliminary facts & figures that describe M&A activity during the past three months. Dell's $60 billion acquisition of EMC—the largest tech M&A deal ever—was the quarter's most significant headline, but plenty of other trends and points of interest emerged, too. You can find it all in this quarter-end datagraphic powered by the PitchBook Platform, which breaks down 3Q M&A activity in North America and Europe from every angle, including deal flow, top investors and more.
Interested in more of this sort of data? Check out this datagraphic laying out the details on private equity fundraising, deals and exits during 3Q.