The Global M&A Outlook

The Global M&A Outlook



Mergers and acquisitions exceeded $3 trillion for the fourth year in a row in 2017, and for the third consecutive year announced 50,000 deals. M&A will continue be used as a tool for equity value creation, especially as industries and companies target outside of their lines and focus on technology-based businesses. With the new U.S. tax policy and mandated reparation, what sectors are primed for increased deal making? How have the administration's changes to regulations affected the outlook for M&A here in the U.S. and abroad? Who in the field will feel the impact of increased private equity capital going forward?

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Dana Mattioli
Mergers and Acquisitions Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

Leon Kalvaria
Chairman, Institutional Clients Group, Citi

Navid Mahmoodzadegan
Co-President, Founding Partner, and Managing Director, Moelis & Company

James Sprayregen
Partner, Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Chris Stadler
Managing Partner, CVC Capital

John Waldron
Co-Head of the Investment Banking Division, Goldman Sachs

Published June 13, 2018