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March 14, 2019 Download PDF
M&A activity in February 2019 generally slowed in the U.S. and globally. Deal volume by dollar value decreased by 25.6 percent to $152.24 billion in the U.S., and by 30.3 percent to $248.57 billion globally. Further, the number of deals decreased by 47.0 percent to 367 in the U.S. and by 28.0 percent to 1,858 globally, representing the lowest monthly values recorded in the history of this publication. The average value of announced public mergers increased by 40.3 percent to $414.82 million in the U.S., but decreased by 3.2 percent to $133.78 million globally.