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?