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December 18, 2017 Download PDF
In this month’s M&A at a Glance, we review the most significant trends in M&A activity for the month of November. Global deal volume by total value increased by 43.7%, whereas deal count decreased by 12.9%. In the U.S., deal volume increased by 179.0%, despite a 15.6% decrease in deal count. Both global and U.S. increases were, however, due largely to Broadcom Ltd.’s $130 billion unsolicited offer for Qualcomm, Inc. Among other highlights: Computers & Electronics was the most active target industry in November and over the last 12 months by both deal volume and deal count.