Record Year for Cross-Border M&A

Pages from MergermarketTrendReport.Q32014.FinancialAdvisorLeagueTables (2)M&A intelligence service Mergermarket released its Q3 2014 report on global deal activity today, showing that 45.6 percent of all deals this year have been cross-border ā€“ the highest percentage on record for Mergermarket data.

Other highlights from Mergermarket’s report:

  • Global M&A has accumulated US$2,486.1 billion-worth of deals so far, up 11.7 percent from 2013.
  • Europe had the most deals above US$10 billion since 2007, and Asia had the most deals above US$2 billion on record.
  • US M&A has reached pre-financial crisis levels, with US$1,106.1 billion-worth of deals through Q3.

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