Corporate > AG Deal Diary > M&A Market Update
06 Oct '15

As presented in this Thomson Reuters Mergers & Acquisition Review, worldwide mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity was up by 32 percent compared to 2014. The deal value of $3.2 trillion, including the announcement of 47 deals with a value in excess of $10 billion, reflected the strongest nine months for worldwide M&A since 2007.

In the United States, M&A activity for U.S. targets of $1.5 trillion during the first nine months of 2015 reflected a 46% increase compared to 2014 and the strongest period for U.S. M&A since records began in 1980.