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M&A and Corporate Activism

Middle East M&A Activity Falls in Q1 As Economic Uncertainty Persists
The uncertain atmosphere has affected the M&A market, with the number of completed deals dropping by 35% in Q1 2018 compared to... Read More
Houda Bouhayat
on May 15, 2018
Mega-Deals Dominate Even as the U.S. M&A Market Remains in a Slump
Despite the overall contraction in the U.S. M&A market, through April 2018 we have still recorded the highest number of... Read More
Bryan Adams
on May 8, 2018
M&A Deal Value and Volume Tick Up in March
Four of the 21 sectors tracked by FactSet Mergerstat posted relative gains in deal flow over the last three months compared to... Read More
FactSet Mergers Staff
on Apr 18, 2018
Do Mega Deals Actually Benefit Buyer Shareholders?
Buyers don't necessarily make large strategic acquisitions to move their share prices, but the acquisitions are generally... Read More
Bryan Adams
on Mar 28, 2018
In 2017 Middle East M&A Activity Dips, Value Soars
Q4 was the weakest quarter in terms of total aggregated value for the year; 64% of the total value was closed in Q1 Read More
Houda Bouhayat
on Feb 13, 2018
Merger Activity and Value Dips in December 2017
In December 15.8% less was spent on deals compared to November. Read More
FactSet Mergers Staff
on Jan 23, 2018
Video Games, Automakers Top Apple's Vertical Integration Prospects
Amid rumors that Apple may be looking to acquire a company outside its historic areas of operation, which targets could prove... Read More
Katherine Guerard
on Dec 14, 2017
Q3'17 MEA M&A Transactions Up 57% vs Q3'16
The region saw 55 transactions in Q3 compared to 32 in the previous Q3. Read More
Houda Bouhayat
on Dec 13, 2017
2017 Proxy Fights: High Cost, Low Volume
P&G and ADP are two of the costliest fights on record, and our data indicates that higher costs are here to stay. Read More
Mike Coronato
on Nov 6, 2017
What Happens to M&A if Tax Reform Brings Home the Bacon?
We examine the data to determine if there's anything to support the notion of M&A growth from a cash homecoming. Read More
Bryan Adams
on Nov 2, 2017
U.S. M&A Deal Activity and Value Sank in August
The Commercial Services, Technology Services, and Consumer Services sectors saw the largest deal volume dips over the previous... Read More
FactSet Mergers Staff
on Sep 26, 2017

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