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M&A at a Glance (March 2022)

March 15, 2022 Download PDF

Following a mixed January, which saw U.S. M&A activity up, but global M&A activity down, both declined in February. U.S. deal count and total deal value decreased 21% and 24%, respectively, while global deal count and total deal value decreased 11% and 16%, respectively. U.S. strategic deals followed the broader U.S. trend, decreasing 19% by deal count and 32% by total deal value.  U.S. sponsor deals were flat by deal value, but deal count decreased by 24%. Globally, total strategic deal value and deal count decreased by 23% and 15%, respectively, and total sponsor-related deal value and deal count were relatively flat, decreasing by 1% and increasing by 3%, respectively.

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