In October 2019, 1560 transactions were announced in the U.S., representing an increase in volume of 1.8% compared to September. These 1,560 transactions accounted for over USD$155.5 billion in total reported deal value for the period. Year-to-date (“YTD”), the volume and value of announced transactions accumulated to 14,875 and USD$1,620 billion, respectively, representing a decrease in volume of 2.0% and an increase in reported value of 1.9% year-over-year.




In October 2019, international M&A by U.S.-based companies numbered 214 transactions, representing a total reported deal value of USD$39.9 billion. October YTD volume numbered 1,769 transactions with a combined value of USD$300 billion, representing an increase in volume of 1.9% and a decrease in value of 2% year-over-year.