Worldwide announced Mid-Market M&A deals valued up to $500 million (including undisclosed value deals) totaled US$963.9 billion for 2017, a 2.8% increase year-on-year.
According to estimates, global fees generated from completed Mid-Market M&A activity reached around US$17.4 billion for 2017.
The Asia-Pacific (ex Central Asia) region (by target domicile) led the market, with US$406.7 billion of announced deal activity, representing 42.2% share of the market.
The Americas region (by target domicile) led the market in deal count, with 16,642 deals for 2017, representing 34.1% of the 48,87 deals announced worldwide.
The Real Estate sector comprised 18.5% of announced value, followed by Financials and Industrials, with 13.1% and 12.5% of the total market, respectively.