The potential of digitalization can no longer be ignored in the oil and gas industry, and companies are ready to invest in areas throughout the value chain. But while many expect their investment in digital tools to increase in the coming years, determining how and when these tools should be implemented requires critical planning to justify the cost of investment. To understand how this transformation is taking place, EY commissioned Mergermarket to survey senior oil & gas executives from across the globe for their insights. Key findings include: •.
Mergermarket is pleased to present A cause for concern: Industry consolidation in Asia Pacific 2018, published in association with AlixPartners. Amid growing uncertainties resulting from disruptive political and technological forces, boardroom priorities across Asia Pacific are shifting. The question is: Are they moving in the right direction? In this third annual sentiment survey on corporate actions and boardroom strategies, we once again speak to 100 executives across the region to learn what kinds of concerns, challenges and motivations.
Mergermarket, the leading provider of M&A data and intelligence, has released its 2018 report with league tables. According to the new research, 2018 saw that the number of deals struck over the year fell for the first time since 2010 to 19,232, after steadily rising for close to a decade. The transactions that did make it to the signing table reached USD 3.5tn worth of activity, ranking 2018 as the third-largest year on Mergermarket record (since 2001) by value. Average deal size saw its second-highest total value on record with USD 384.8m, just.