2015 was a huge year for global M&A with deal activity reaching $4.2 trillion by the middle of December. If 2016 continues at the same pace, be prepared for a big year of M&A activity. In order to be well equipped for the upcoming year, ask yourself the following two questions when contemplating an M&A transaction.
Where are the key market opportunities?
According to the publication released by Raconteur entitled M&A Outlook 2016, on a global scale, five sectors are “blazing a trail”: financial services, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, computer manufacturing, and oil and gas.
- Financial Services – Consolidation is the