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.
In 2018, the number of deals in Africa and the Middle East dropped by 17% y/y but their aggregate value rose by 22%. M&A activity during the period declined in most of the larger African countries. The slowdown was particularly noticeable in ...View more details
After the dip in deal flow during Q1, activity in Emerging Europe picked up significantly throughout the rest of the year, peaking at 588 transactions in Q4. The aggregate value of deals during that last quarter however was unusually low ...View more details
In Q4, M&A returned to their usual peak after experiencing some dips around the middle of the year. The March deal for Fibria Celulose in Brazil (2018’s the largest transaction in the region) was completed in early 2019 and the ...View more details
The aggregate value of M&A in Emerging Asia during the third quarter fell sharply to USD 115.1bn on the back of 1,108 deals. The summer months featured much fewer mega-deals compared to the first half of the year, which saw enormous transactions ...View more details
In the first nine months of 2018, the number of deals in Africa and the Middle East dropped by 21% y/y to 517, but their aggregate value rose also by 21% to USD 40.7bn. M&A activity during the period declined in most of the larger African ...View more details
M&A activity picked up in the third quarter of the year, raising the overall number of deals in Latin America & the Caribbean for the whole nine-month period by 4% y/y. However, much smaller transactions were announced in Q3 after the ...View more details
After a peak in M&A value during the second quarter of the year following a couple of large telecom deals, activity during the summer months returned to its usual levels for the region. Q3 had 487 transactions worth EUR 16.4bn, while overall for ...View more details
Emerging Asia M&A rebounded in Q2 with 1,064 deals for USD 183.3bn in total on the backs of enormous deals like Flipkart in India (USD 16bn) and Ant Financial Services (USD 14bn) in China. Overall for the first six months of the year, ...View more details
In the first six months of 2018, the number of deals in Africa and the Middle East dropped by 24% y/y to 343, while their aggregate value remained unchanged at USD 25.8bn. M&A deal flow declined in most of the countries across Africa. The ...View more details
The first half of 2018 in Latin America & the Caribbean was a bit slower than H1 2017, with deals reaching 726 in total (5% down y/y). However, the total value of transactions surged by 80% to USD 52.5bn on the back of remarkably big deals such ...View more details