Mid-Market M&A review H1 16: Thomson Reuters

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Worldwide announced Mid-Market M&A deals valued up to $500 million (including undisclosed value deals) totaled US$429.2 billion for the first half of 2016, a 6.3% decrease year-on-year.

Estimated global fees generated from completed Mid-Market M&A activity reached almost US$6.2 billion for the first half of 2016, according to estimates by Thomson Reuters and Freeman Consulting.

The Asia-Pacific (ex Central Asia) region (by target domicile) led the market, with over US$186.1 billion of announced deal activity, representing over 43.4% share of the market.

The European region (by target domicile) led the market in deal count, with 7,393 deals for the first half of 2016, representing 35.0% of the 21,105 deals announced worldwide.

The Real Estate sector comprised 15.7% of announced value, followed by High Technology and Financials, with 12.2% and 12.0% of the total market, respectively.

MM1 H1 2016: Thomson Reuters

Source: Thomson Reuters

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