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M&A at a Glance (December 2018)

December 17, 2018 Download PDF

With the exception of sponsor-related transactions, M&A activity in November 2018 generally declined. Deal volume by dollar value decreased, by 9.1 percent to $141.10 billion in the U.S., and by 21.4 percent to $254.76 billion globally. The number of deals also decreased, by 11.1 percent to 431 in the U.S. and by 12.8 percent to 2,272 globally, hitting the lowest levels for number of deals both in the U.S. and globally in the history of this publication.

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