This month’s issue of the monthly executive brief providing M&A market insight for C-level management and their professional advisors.
According to data from industry tracker Factset, the sectors that saw the biggest increases in M&A deal activity in North America in Q2 2015, relative to the same three month period one year ago, have been Communications (40%), Distribution Services (34%), Finance (11%) and Technology Services (10%). Also, Canadian M&A grew 8% in deal value in the first half of 2015 compared to the second half of 2014, marking the fourth consecutive increase (see figure 1).
Jordan Nix, Managing Director at CFA Toronto, commented on the current state of the M&A market: “Although the deals have been increasing in value, they decreased in number. This shows that companies are looking for quality over quantity. We certainly share that mindset of searching for strategic targets for our clients that can significantly improve their businesses and help them reach their goals through acquisitions.”
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