Deal Drivers EMEA FY 2019

19 February 2020

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Mergermarket is pleased to present the full-year edition of Deal Drivers EMEA, in partnership with Merrill DatasiteOne.
After several record-breaking years for M&A in EMEA, activity appears to finally be slowing down, albeit gradually. A decline in megadeal activity was responsible for a 16% fall in M&A value to €696bn in 2019 while volume dropped 6% to 7,655 deals. However, PMB had another big year, topping the value chart for the first time this decade with 21% of total M&A value at €145.4bn.
This reports provides an in-depth review of M&A activity for 2019, offering insights into how announced deals will impact M&A for the year ahead.