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Mar 7, 2016 2:45 EDT

Dealogic – M&A Statshot – Global Technology M&A Volume at Highest YTD Levels Since 2000

iCrowdNewswire - Mar 7, 2016

Corey Staiti


Global Technology M&A stands at $71.4bn via 1,535 deals so far in 2016, the highest YTD level since 2000 ($92.0bn) and up 53% on 2015 YTD ($46.6bn). It’s the second most targeted sector globally in 2016, accounting for 12% of global M&A volume and 26% of activity


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Key highlights include:



Leading Acquiring nation for Technology M&A

Volume Share at Record High

For the first time, China is the top acquiring nation globally with $34.7bn in 2016 YTD (222 deals) and accounts for a record high volume share (49%)


Cross-border YTD record high

Volume led by China & Activity led by US

Technology targeted cross-border M&A volume of $18.3bn in 2016 stands at the highest YTD level on record. China is the leading acquiring nation for volume ($10.7bn via 29 deals) and the US for activity ($3.1bn via 82 deals)


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