A stronger than expected economic recovery has seen Australian M&A activity on the rise. M&A leaders are looking for the right deal and want it executed well to inspire confidence.


In the fourth instalment of our annual Heads of M&A survey, we interviewed more than 60 Australian corporate Heads of M&A to discuss deal activity in the current climate, and how to realise greater value across the M&A lifecycle.


Key themes

Contributors to the report identified 5 key themes

Theme 1

M&A activity is rising, as are valuations


Theme 2

ESG’s importance continues to grow


Theme 3

Strategic transformation becomes key to recovery


Theme 4

Domestic targets continue to be the focus


Theme 5

COVID-19 has been a catalyst for private and IPO markets

Dive into the data

See how more than 60 corporate Heads of M&A responded to our survey questions

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Jamie Irving

Partner, Deloitte M&A

Ian Turner

Partner, Deloitte M&A