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M&A at a Glance (May 2022)

May 13, 2022 Download PDF

With spring’s arrival here in the Northeast, the M&A market has also revived by certain measures. While deal count continued to decline (decreasing by 14% both globally and in the U.S. since March), April saw increases in total deal value for the first time this year. Aggregate deal value increased by 33% in the U.S. and 39% globally in April over March. Both U.S. strategic and sponsor deals followed the broader U.S. trend, decreasing by 18% and 4%, respectively, by deal count, but increasing 45% and 20% by total deal value, respectively. Globally, sponsor deals more than doubled in aggregate value, increasing by 105%, with strategic deals up a mere 1%.

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