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M&A at a Glance (September 2018)

September 14, 2018 Download PDF

 M&A activity in August continued the recent downward trend in number of deals across most sectors, while showing more mixed results as measured by total dollar value. The number of U.S. deals decreased by 39.4 percent to 274, while global deals declined by 19.2 percent to 2,027. However, U.S. deal volume by dollar value increased by 10.1 percent to $136.47 billion, while global deal volume decreased by 6.6 percent to $275.93 billion.

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