Viewpoint M&A

It`s still a seller`s market

Kai Bartels Kai Bartels

The total value of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity was a very buoyant $3.8trillion in 2015. But the latest Grant Thornton IBR data shows that transaction
confidence on both buy and sell side has taken a knock because of global economic instability – particularly in Asia Pacific. We have also seen a rise in the proportion of transactions made up of cross-border deals as acquirers seek to use M&A to enter new markets. And so those looking at future M&A activity will need to understand sentiment in the M&A market and how this is affected by global economic trends in order to create value for their business. Our expert Kai Bartels explains more.

Full Report PDF cover image
Download PDF [ 2224 kb ]