Worldwide announced Mid-Market M&A deals valued up to $500 million (including undisclosed value deals) totaled US$201.6 billion for the first quarter of 2017, a 5% decrease year-on-year.
According to estimates, global fees generated from completed Mid-Market M&A activity reached slightly over US$3.8 billion for the first quarter of 2017.
The Asia-Pacific (ex Central Asia) region (by target domicile) led the market, with US$82.3 billion of announced deal activity, representing 40.8% share of the market.
The Americas region (by target domicile) led the market in deal count, with 3,902 deals for the first quarter of 2017, representing 36.9% of the 10,568 deals announced worldwide.
The Real Estate sector comprised 17.6% of announced value, followed by Industrials and Financials, with 13.3% and 12.1% of the total market, respectively.