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M&A Report

3Q 2017

M&A Report

October 25, 2017

M&A Report
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After a record-setting 2016, M&A activity in North America and Europe has totaled $1.42 trillion across 13,972 deals through 3Q 2017, declines of 19% and 23% from the same period last year. But as the cycle winds down, and private markets become increasingly institutionalized, are we due for a mild correction or a longer-term reset? Our 3Q 2017 M&A Report delves into multiple datasets to explore these emerging themes, ranging from transaction multiples to M&A by geography.

Report highlights:

  • Analysis of transactions by size as they steadily trend larger
  • Transaction multiples for both North American & European M&A
  • M&A by sector, size and geography