AUGUST M&A 2019

In August 2019, 1,538 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing an increase in volume of 1.9% compared to August. These 1,538 transactions accounted for over USD$173.0 billion in total reported deal value for the period. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 11,982 and USD$1,380 billion, respectively, representing an increase in volume of 1.9% and an increase in reported value of 1.9% year-over-year.

In August 2019, international M&A by U.S.-based companies numbered 170 transactions, representing a total reported deal value of USD$18.0 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 1,391 and USD$145.5 billion, respectively, representing an increase in volume of 0.9% and a decrease in reported value of 2.9% year-over-year.