M&A industry trends

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M&A industry trends

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In the evolving world of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), new trends and opportunities emerge so quickly that it's sometimes difficult for business executives to keep pace. This page serves as your guide for gaining the context you need to make sense of these critical industry developments—as they emerge.​

Consumer & industrial products

2017 global chemical industry M&A outlook
Global chemical M&A activity is expected to remain buoyant in 2016, building on the strong momentum experienced in 2015, with continued portfolio realignment and consolidation plays in various segments.

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Consumer products M&A matchmaking
When two consumer products companies merge, how big of an impact do their respective business models have on the potential success of this new combined entity? Explore four common types of M&A transaction types and the importance of finding a target or acquirer with a similar business model.​

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Energy & resources

Oil & gas M&A report–Midyear 2017
Global oil and gas (O&G) mergers and acquisitions (M&A) were on the upswing during the first half of 2017. Do the trends driving increased M&A activity signal a sustained global oil and gas market recovery? What factors should the industry watch in the second half of the year to assess the strength of the recovery?

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US renewable energy M&A reaches new heights
If 2014 was the year renewables entered the mainstream, then 2015 proved that they are here to stay. Throughout 2015, the renewable sector demonstrated resilience to headwinds such as low wholesale electricity prices, tax credit uncertainty, and stock price volatility amongst YieldCos. Looking ahead, 2016 could be a year of robust growth for the sector, driven by regulatory directives and attractive economics.

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Financial services

The evolution of financial services
This podcast series brings to life articles on mergers and acquisitions topics in the financial services industry. It addresses how operating environments for insurers, banks, and other financial services firms are undergoing dramatic change—from shifting regulations to new entrants that disrupt traditional service models and everything in between. Each episode focuses on changes in the industry and what your company should do in response.

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2017 Insurance M&A outlook
We anticipate that a mix of tailwinds and headwinds will influence insurance industry M&A activity in 2017. Which will prevail? This report looks back at 2016 and examines 2017 macro issues and key trends. By looking deeper, insurance executives can pinpoint M&A drivers and plan their strategy accordingly.

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2017 Banking and securities M&A outlook
How will the regulatory environment affect bank mergers and acquisitions (M&A) trends? Will large national banks continue divestitures? Are there value creation opportunities for fintech? As executives navigate these uncertain waters, our banking and securities M&A outlook can provide insight necessary to chart a strong course. This report examines trends and expectations in banking, specialty finance, investment management (IM), and fintech. Take advantage of these insights to make confident decisions.

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The evolution of financial services
We anticipate drastic changes in the financial services industry with entire businesses at stake. Find out what your company should do.

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Benefits of robotic process automation and cognitive intelligence in M&A
​This report takes a closer look at use cases for how next-generation tools like robotic process automation (RPA) and cognitive intelligence are increasing the efficiency of banking data conversions and accelerating the M&A life cycle.

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Asset management M&A: Industry Outlook 2017 and beyond
Deteriorating economics, distributor consolidation, the need for new capabilities, and a shifting value chain are combining to set off an accelerated and different round of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the investment management industry. Strategy consultants at Casey Quirk, a practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP, expect brisk M&A activity to continue in 2017 and beyond. What are the strategic catalysts driving this M&A activity and the characteristics of successful transactions, including integration and post-transaction growth strategies? Find out in the latest report on Investment Management M&A from Casey Quirk.

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Asset management M&A: Industry Outlook 2017 and beyond
Deteriorating economics, distributor consolidation, the need for new capabilities, and a shifting value chain are combining to set off an accelerated and different round of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the investment management industry. Strategy consultants at Casey Quirk, a practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP, expect brisk M&A activity to continue in 2017 and beyond. What are the strategic catalysts driving this M&A activity and the characteristics of successful transactions, including integration and post-transaction growth strategies? Find out in the latest report on Investment Management M&A from Casey Quirk.

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Life sciences & health care

Health plan financial performance: 2011-2016
In the wake of policy and market turbulence, how have US fully insured health plans fared? While health plan market volatility typically dominates the headlines, our latest report shows that health plan financial performance varies heavily—given scale, geography, and population.

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Hospital mergers and acquisitions
With a rise in the number of mergers and acquisitions in the health care industry, we conducted a study with the Healthcare Financial Management Association to learn more about the factors that lead to increased value following a hospital merger or acquisition.

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Reinvigorating medtech innovation
Venture capital investment in medtech has declined over the past several years, placing medtech innovation at risk. This report examines strategies and solutions—gleaned from interviews and discussions with more than 20 medtech leaders—that could help reverse this trend.

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Clean rooms and clean teams to accelerate synergy capture
The stakes are high in life sciences mergers and acquisitions (M&A). To justify the record premiums on M&A deals, targets and acquirers need to work together to accelerate synergy capture. But sharing competitive information in the wrong way at the wrong time is against the law. Clean rooms and clean teams front-load synergy capture to drive top-line growth and exceed investor expectations.

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Life sciences & health care private equity issue briefs
Explore certain strategic, financial, and tax issues that private equity investors should consider when evaluating investments across various life sciences & health care sectors.

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Creating value through M&A in the MedTech industry
Medical technology (MedTech) companies entering into a merger or acquisition should explore common synergy levers and value creation best practices throughout the deal process. Uncover how to start creating value and synergies in MedTech M&A.

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How biopharmaceutical collaborations are fueling biomedical innovation
In today's rapidly evolving era of scientific progress and personalized medicine, collaboration across the biopharmaceutical R&D ecosystem has become essential in driving innovation in patient treatment and care.

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Technology, media & telecommunications

Tech @ the heart of M&A
Technology has been integral to M&A success for decades. Today its importance seems to expand with every deal, drawing technology executives increasingly into the center of complex mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. To meet the new demands, we invite you to explore #Tech @the heart of M&A, a collection of Deloitte articles based on direct experience helping clients get M&A IT right, start to finish—from due diligence to planning, execution, and post-transaction integration.

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Spin cycle: The rise of technology sector 'de-mergers'
The technology sector is continually being reshaped through M&A activity. This article will present a brief history of technology sector divestiture activity; assess the spin-off value proposition; analyze the typical drivers of technology spins; present examples of notable spin-offs; and explore how digital disruption is creating opportunities for companies to use both spin-offs and sales to create shareholder value.

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