2018 deal levels are good, but not quite record breaking…

While deal levels for 2018 have been good, various actors have meant buyers were more cautious in the second half of the year, meaning results fell short of the record highs recorded in 2007 and 2015.

“M&A boom times keep coming”

Quarter 3 of 2018 has just ended and in the first three quarters of 2018 we have seen just over USD 3.5bn worth of announced deals globally.