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M&A trend summary: H2 2014

MergerMarket Group recently published its January edition of Monthly M&A Insider which reported on mergers and acquisitions activity around the world during the second half of 2014. Among other things, the report explains why 2014 was so hospitable to M&A activity, citing an improving economy, large cash reserves, low interest rates, and cheap financing as … Continue reading

Q1 2014 M&A in the industrials sector

Mergermarket’s Global Industrials Trend Report: Q1 2014 suggests continued decline for deal value in the Industrials sector, with some exceptions. The first quarter of 2014 saw M&A deal value in the Industrials sector (US$ 20.9bn) fall by 44.3% from Q4 2013 (US$ 37.5bn), despite global M&A value (US$ 623.2bn) rising 10.1% over the same period. … Continue reading