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M&A at a Glance (October 2020)
October 15, 2020 Download PDF
Consistent with the trend observed in August, U.S. deal value again increased in September, by 3% to $171.5 billion, driven largely by a rise in the value of sponsor transactions. However, U.S. deal count decreased by 18% to 571 deals. Global activity rebounded after a lackluster August, with increases of 63% in deal value and 3% in deal count. The rise in global deal value was similarly driven by sponsor deals.