Announced M&A

M&A Activity On Path to Second Straight Down Year

Halfway through 2013, we take a look at broader M&A trends. Needless to say, it’s been quiet. Despite navigating through several key market events and macro concerns (U.S. fiscal cliff and election, eurozone concerns) coupled with still healthy corporate balance sheets and still attractive financing relative to historical levels, overall M&A activity remains quite weak. Announced M&A activity is tracking at a $2.5 trillion run-rate, down 3% from the first half of last . . .


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