Many of the factors that promoted the M&A boom of the past few years still remain in place, but increased trepidation due to political or economic headwinds look set to either discourage or supplant continued dealmaking. In this uncertain landscape, PitchBook's 2Q 2016 M&A Report delves into general trends across M&A activity, highlighting transaction multiples, median deal sizes, activity by size and more. In addition, the report examines activity in three dynamic sectors: information technology, healthcare and energy, drawing on PitchBook datasets to produce analysis of key factors within those spaces.
Report Highlights Include:
- M&A deal flow by quarter
- Overview of private equity's role in the M&A landscape
- Analysis of key sectors
- 2Q 2016 League Tables