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M&A monitor

Global M&A – value and volume

Global*

M&A value

$1,015.68bn

M&A deal volume

10,940

Top 3 deals

1

$68.7bn

Activision Blizzard Inc / Microsoft Corp

 

2

$13.5bn

First Horizon Corp / Toronto-Dominion Bank

 

3

$11.5bn

Alleghany Corp / Berkshire Hathaway Inc

 

Inbound:
most targeted markets
 

US
2,918 deals

$549.6bn

 

UK
948 deals

$67.1bn

 

China
752 deals

$46.2bn

 

Outbound:
most acquisitive markets
 

US
3,342 deals

$614.4bn

 

UK
829 deals

$53bn

 

China
719 deals

$52.2bn

 

USA*

M&A value

$549.59bn

M&A deal volume

2,918

Top 3 deals

1

$68.7bn

Activision Blizzard Inc / Microsoft Corp

 

2

$13.5bn

First Horizon Corp / Toronto-Dominion Bank

 

3

$11.5bn

Alleghany Corp / Berkshire Hathaway Inc

 

Inbound:
markets investing into
US companies

US
2,454 deals

$492.8bn

 

Canada
87 deals

$17.9bn

 

Japan
44 deals

$5.2bn

 

Outbound:
markets US companies are
investing into

US
2,454 deals

$492.8bn

 

Netherlands
36 deals

$26.5bn

 

UK
171 deals

$25.6bn

 

Europe*

M&A value

$224.71bn

M&A deal volume

3,721

Top 3 deals

1

$8.8bn

Orange España / Masmovil Ibercom SA

 

2

$7.4bn

Allwyn Entertainment AG / Cohn Robbins Holding Corp

 

3

$6.1bn

Mimecast Ltd / Proofpoint Inc

 

Inbound:
markets investing into
European companies
 

US
469 deals

$77.4bn

 

UK
678 deals

$41.7bn

 

Germany
315 deals

$15.1bn

 

Outbound:
markets European companies
are investing into

UK
660 deals

$34.8bn

 

US
199 deals

$23.4bn

 

Germany
349 deals

$19.9bn

 

APAC*

M&A value

$171.45bn

M&A deal volume

3,169

Top 3 deals

1

$7.5bn

Baring Private Equity Asia Ltd / EQT AB

 

2

$3.7bn

Citigroup Inc-Consumer Banking Business / United Overseas Bank Ltd

 

3

$2.7bn

Paidy Inc / PayPal Holdings Inc

 

Inbound:
markets investing into
APAC companies

China
682 deals

$51bn

 

US
185 deals

$21.3bn

 

Japan
846 deals

$21.2bn

 

Outbound:
markets APAC companies
are investing into

China
718 deals

$41.2bn

 

Japan
805 deals

$20.8bn

 

Hong Kong
53 deals

$15.6bn

 

* Includes domestic deals.

Financial sponsor M&A – top 3 deals with buyside financial sponsor involvement

1

$10.4bn

Anaplan Inc / Thoma Bravo

2

$7.7bn

South Jersey Industries Inc / Infrastructure Investments Fund

3

$7.5bn

Baring Private Equity Asia Ltd / EQT AB

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