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M&A at a Glance (February 2022)
February 15, 2022 Download PDF
U.S. M&A surged last month, despite declines globally. After three months of declines, U.S. deal count and total deal value increased 27% and 5.4%, respectively. U.S. strategic deals made a particularly strong showing, up 54% in volume and 7% in aggregate value. The average value of U.S. public company mergers in particular saw a notable increase of 118% relative to December. Meanwhile, global deal count and total deal value decreased 7% and 29%, respectively, with both strategic and sponsor-related sectors down compared to the prior month.