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M&A trends report 2016, year-end edition

Our annual comprehensive look at M&A trends

In the midst of accelerated mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity at the end of 2016, we asked 1,000 corporate and private equity investors what to expect in the year ahead.

M&A trends

While 2016 may have started out at a tepid rate, October 2016 became the busiest month ever for domestic M&A with its unprecedented wave of transactions. Will this momentum be sustained? According to the results of our newest survey, M&A activity is poised to accelerate. This upward trend could extend the deal-making increase we are seeing during the final months of 2016–and potentially reversing the slide of the early part of the year.

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