MARCH M&A 2019
In March 2019, 1,382 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing a decrease in volume of 2.0% compared to February. These 1,382 transactions accounted for over USD$147.2 billion in total reported deal value for the period. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 4,637 and USD$518.1 billion, respectively, representing an increase in volume of 1.9% and an increase in reported value of 1.9% year-over-year.
In March 2019, international M&A by U.S.-based companies numbered 168 transactions, representing a total reported deal value of USD$8.4 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 522 and USD$23.6 million, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 0.9% and a decrease in reported value of 5.55% year-over-year.