M&A 2015-2016 FORECAST

According to the Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor, the number of global M&A deals announced in 2015 will be between 6 and 9% higher than in 2014. The figures of 2015 are similar to those reached in 2007. Regarding the first quarter of 2016, it will be 7% higher than the similar period of 2015. By sectors, industrial deals remain in the first position (15-22,5%) in all the regions (LATAM, EMEA, NA, APAC), followed by Consumer Products & Services (10-15%).