Mid-market pickup to drive M&A rebound

Global mergers and acquisitions activity is poised to bounce back after 12 months of deal-making doldrums, with experts from Baker Tilly expecting the mid-market to drive the recovery.

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The series of global shocks over the past year may seem unrelenting but the economic headwinds haven’t dampened dealmakers’ spirits.

The latest review of Global M&A Activity by Baker Tilly International, produced in conjunction with Mergermarket, features a grim set of figures as mega-deals all but vanished in the midst of war, stubbornly high inflation, rapidly rising interest rates, fears of a recession and a slow-down in the technology sector.

But dealmakers seem ready to shrug off the doldrums of 2022 and push ahead despite the challenges.

The report (click button to view) shows global M&A value dropped by close to a third from $US5.82 trillion in 2021 to $US3.96 trillion in 2022, with market sentiment particularly hard hit by the Ukraine conflict and macroeconomic factors.

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