In June 2020, 868 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing a 9.6% increase compared to the previous month. In this period, the total reported deal value was US$33.4 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”) transaction volume was 6,437, representing a 28.1% decrease year-over-year (YOY), while the total value of all transctions was USD$267.0 billion, a 73.2% decrease YOY.
In April 2020, 68 transactions were made by U.S. companies outside of the U.S., with a reported value of US$5.7 billion. YTD volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 547 and USD$80.6 billion, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 6.8% and a decrease in value of 9.4% year-over-year.