Our EMIS Insights M&A reports provide analytical summary of mergers and acquisitions activity in key emerging regions and countries. Data is collected from sources such as company press releases, advisory submissions, stock exchange disclosures, business publications, and other.
The report contents include regional and country overviews of M&A by deal volume and value, activity by sectors, foreign investors, private equity, valuation trends, top M&A deals and IPOs, advisory league tables, analysis of latest developments and future expectations.
The reports are published each quarter. Most of the data is cumulative, spanning the full period covered by the report.
During the first six months of 2021, the number of M&A transactions in Africa and the Middle East dropped by 11.5% y-o-y, and their total value declined with 29%, as the second quarter saw fewer large deals compared to the same time last year. ...View more details
After three quarters of growth, M&A deal flow in the region dipped during Q2. Nevertheless, thanks to the strong start of the year, y-o-y activity was 28% higher at the end of H1’21, reaching 808 deals. At the same time, the abundance of ...View more details
After the strong start of the year for Emerging Europe M&A, activity dipped in the second quarter. Still, for the first six months of 2021 the y-o-y increase in deal flow was nearly 10% (950 deals), and the total value of M&A surged 51% ...View more details
During the first quarter of 2021, the number of M&A deals in Africa and the Middle East fell by 19.2% y-o-y, while their total value surged 44.6% on the back of several big mining deals. Across countries in Africa, Q1 2021 M&A deal flow was ...View more details
M&A had a strong start of the year as the revival trend seen after summer 2020 continued. Deals reached 470 in Q1 2021, virtually unchanged y-o-y, while their aggregate value surged more than twice to EUR 21.4bn on the back of four mega-deals in ...View more details
Riding on the upward trend from Q4 last year, the first three months of 2021 started well for M&A in Latin America & the Caribbean. Deals reached 462 in number, a strong 31% increase compared to the equivalent quarter of 2020. Their total ...View more details
Similarly to past years, Emerging Europe M&A activity improved significantly in Q4, reaching 459 deals for EUR 25.9bn in that quarter after being helped by some last-minute big Russian M&A. Overall dealmaking in 2020 was marked by ...View more details
In 2020, the number of M&A deals and their total value in Africa and the Middle East region declined by 5.4% and 7.5% y-o-y, respectively. Across countries in Africa, 2020 M&A deal flow was down almost everywhere except in Egypt, which had ...View more details
M&A in Latin America & the Caribbean region continued to improve in Q4, boasting the highest quarterly numbers in terms of both deal volume and value in 2020 - there were 431 transactions for a total sum of USD 18.4bn. Throughout the ...View more details
For the Q1-Q3 2020 period, the number of M&A deals and in their total value in Africa and the Middle East region declined by 9% and 41% y/y, respectively. Across countries in Africa, Q1-Q3 2020 M&A deal flow was down almost everywhere except ...View more details