Top Industries for M&A 2017

Overview

Deal making in the Real Estate sector totaled $530 billion during 2017, an increase of 47% compared to 2016 levels and an all-time annual record. Energy & Power and Technology M&A each accounted for 13% of overall M&A during the year, while Industrials deal making accounted for 12% of activity. Materials and Media M&A registered the steepest year-over-year declines, down 46% and 21%, respectively.

Source: Thomson Reuters, data represents target nation region

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