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M&A at a Glance (January 2023)

January 17, 2023 Download PDF

U.S. M&A activity in December increased 12% by total deal value over November activity levels, but declined 34% by deal count. Sponsor and strategic activity mirrored the broader trend, with both sponsor and strategic total deal value increasing 13% and 12%, respectively, while deal count fell 44% and 30%, respectively. Global activity was up 6% by total deal value and down 17% by deal count. Global strategic activity was up 12% by total deal value and down 12% by deal count, while global sponsor activity was down 6% by total deal value and 37% by deal count. 

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