In January 2019, 1780 transactions were announced in USA, increasing 36.0% against December 2018. In this period, the total reported deal value was US$205.5 million. On the other hand, the volume and value of the announced transactions accumulated to December 2018 were 1308 and US$101.8 million respectively, representing an increase in volumen of 9% and an increase in value of 30% compared to the same period last year.

In January 2019, 175 transactions outside of the U.S. were made, with a reported value of US$5.5 billion