MARCH M&A 2020
In March 2020, 1,370 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing a 28.9% decrease compared to the previous month. In this period, the total reported deal value was US$44.9 billion. Year-to-date (“YTD”) transaction volume was 4,123, representing a 10.5% decrease year-over-year (YOY), while the total value of the transctions was USD$200.4 billion, a 58.2% decrease YOY.
In March 2020, 149 transactions were made by U.S. companies outside of the U.S., with a reported value of US$12.2 billion. YTD volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 479 and USD$74.9 billion, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 2.0% and an increase in value of 12.0% year-over-year.