FEBRUARY M&A 2019
In February 2019, 1,492 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing a decrease in volume of 2.1% compared to January. These 1,292 transactions accounted for over USD$165.4 billion in total reported deal value for the period. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 3,272 and USD$370.9 billion, respectively, representing an increase in volume of 28.16% and an increase in reported value of 7.38% year-over-year.
In February 2019, international M&A by U.S.-based companies numbered 180 transactions, representing a total reported deal value of USD$9.7 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 354 and USD$15.2 million, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 1.6% and a decrease in reported value of 85.01% year-over-year.