IMAP 2016 Review
Global M&A activity slowed in 2016 compared to 2015, due primarily to uncertainty stemming from political developments in the US and Europe. A number of blockbuster deals partially offset the slowdown. Cross-border interest from China and other Asian buyers helped prop up deal volumes in North America and Europe. While mid-market M&A also slid in 2016, signs of a rebound began to show in Q4. Read full report here.