DECEMBER M&A 2019

In December 2019, 1,330 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing a decrease in volume of 6.0% compared to June. These 1,330 transactions accounted for over USD$115.1 billion in total reported deal value for the period. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 17,692 and USD$1.9 trillion, respectively, representing an increase in volume of 3.81% and an increase in reported value of 5.46% year-over-year.

 

 

In December 2019, international M&A by U.S.-based companies numbered 182 transactions, representing a total reported deal value of USD$27.9 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 2,132 and USD$225.7 million, respectively, representing an increase in volume of 3.5% and a decrease in reported value of 30.0% year-over-year.