APRIL M&A 2019

 

In April 2019, 1,481 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing an increase in volume of 1.9% compared to March. These 1,481 transactions accounted for over USD$86.9 billion in total reported deal value for the period. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 6,068 and USD$605 billion, respectively, representing an increase in volume of 1.9% and a decrease in reported value of 2.1% year-over-year.

 

 

In April 2019, international M&A by U.S.-based companies numbered 165 transactions, representing a total reported deal value of USD$70.1 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 687 and USD$103.1 million, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 1.3% and a decrease in reported value of 3.35% year-over-year.