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May 2, 2016 4:35 PM ET

Archived: Global M&A Review – First Quarter 2016 – Preliminary Figures

iCrowdNewswire - May 2, 2016

Global M&A Review | First Quarter 2016 – Preliminary Figures


To access the M&A Review – Preliminary Figures for First Quarter 2016, please click here


After three successive quarters with $1tr+ volume, 1Q 2016 M&A totaled $701.5bn in 1Q 2016, down 25% year-on-year. Global cross-border M&A volume of $302.6bn is just behind the 1Q record high of $314.6bn in 2015. Technology was the top sector with a total of $100.3bn, the second highest 1Q volume on record behind 1Q 2000 ($190.8bn)


Key M&A highlights from 1Q 2016 include:



US Targeted M&A Down 40% Year-on-Year

Regional M&A Analysis

US targeted M&A volume totaled $248.2bn accounted for 36% of global M&A volume in 1Q 2016 – its lowest 1Q share since 2012 (30%). EMEA targeted M&A accounted for 31% of global M&A, the highest quarterly share since 2Q 2013 (32%)


Global Cross-border M&A Volume in 1Q 2016

Cross-border M&A

Cross-border volume accounted for a quarterly record high 43% share of Global M&A. China outbound M&A volume in 1Q 2016 ($104.3bn) is just shy of the $106.4bn annual record high set in 2015

Goldman Sachs

Tops Global M&A Volume Advisor Ranking

Global M&A Rankings

Goldman Sachs led the global M&A volume advisor ranking in 1Q 2016, followed by JPMorgan and UBS. JPMorgan led the global M&A revenue ranking


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