Global M&A falls 52% in 2020
At the half-year stage, US dealflow was down sharply whilst China was least impacted. Megadeals declined although mid-market showed resiliency. Meanwhile, private equity's global M&A market share reached record level.
Israel’s Q1 deal value slumps to 7-year low as cross-border M&A takes significant hit
Following a record deal count in 2019, hope for a strong start to Israel’s dealmaking in 2020 has been dashed by uncertainty around coronavirus.
Global dealmaking comes to a halt
Global dealmaking has been brought to a standstill in the past few weeks and activity is likely to remain subdued for the coming months, according the Mergermarket's Q1 global M&A trend report.