MAY 2020


In May 2020, 792 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing a 21.1% increase compared to the previous month. In this period, the total reported deal value was US$23.4 billion.  Year-to-date (“YTD”) transaction volume was 5,569, representing a 26.5% decrease year-over-year (YOY),  while the total value all transctions was USD$233.6 billion, a 69.2% decrease YOY.

In May 2020, 102 transactions were made by U.S. companies outside of the U.S., with a reported value of US$3.8 billion. YTD volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 649 and USD$84.4 billion, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 8.9% and a decrease in value of 11.32% year-over-year.