Today we feature a Pitchbook compilation of charts illustrating 3Q 2018 M&A activity. M&A activity in Europe and North America is speeding toward the end of 2018, with more than 15,000 transactions worth a combined $2.4 trillion through the first nine months of the year. Dozens of high-profile deals were announced in 3Q and some key mega-deals closed, but both transaction value and volume overall are down YoY, as M&A activity proved vulnerable to rising interest rates in North America.
Regional Merger and Acquisition News:
- UPMC’s Ovation Transaction Services Business to be Acquired by Waystar
- Berkshire Hathaway Invests in PNC
- Riverarch Capital Teams Up to Buy Burrell Reagents
Middle Market News: