APRIL M&A 2020
In April 2020, 654 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing a 32.9% decrease compared to the previous month. In this period, the total reported deal value was US$9.8 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”) transaction volume was 4,777, representing a 21.4% decrease year-over-year (YOY), while the total value of the transctions was USD$210.2 billion, a 66.4% decrease YOY.
In April 2020, 68 transactions were made by U.S. companies outside of the U.S., with a reported value of US$5.7 billion. YTD volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 547 and USD$80.6 billion, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 6.8% and a decrease in value of 9.4% year-over-year.