The M&A landscape looked rosy coming off a strong 2014, and 1Q 2015 definitely delivered, with total deal volume exploding past $500 billion. Compared to the first quarter of 2014, median deal size came close to doubling, recording an 80% increase. We could go on, but the datagraphic below is worth thousands of our words, so explore it for a recap of top M&A deals, trends, metrics and more. The other installments of our quarter-end coverage, including a breakdown of PE and VC activity, can be found here.
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