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.
For Q4 alone, in Africa and the Middle East there were 220 deals (12 less y/y) worth USD 12.2bn (27% decline y/y) in total. Yet, for the whole year transactions were 869 (six more compared to 2016), and their aggregate value surged by 26% y/y to USD ...View more details
The last quarter of 2017 was even more impressive than Q3 before it, adding 380 deals worth USD 33.2bn and reaching the highest quarterly value in more than three years. Overall for 2017, deals in Latin America and the Caribbean region were 49 ...View more details
In a year marked by uncertainties surrounding Brexit’s unwinding and fears of spreading populism that preceded the elections in the Netherlands, France and Germany, M&A activity across Emerging Europe has remained healthy. Deal flow was ...View more details
At the end of September 2017, M&A activity in Emerging Asia was down by 11% y/y in terms of number of deals and by a whopping 25% in terms of deal value. China was the main reason for the dramatic decline in large transactions, as the ...View more details
In Q3 bigger deals in Africa were fewer compared to the first two quarters, and the quarterly value of M&A fell further to USD 3.6bn – the lowest since the end of 2015. However, overall for the nine-month period, the total value of M&A ...View more details
Although in Q3 Latin American M&A surged to its highest quarterly value in recent times, the overall sum of deals for the nine-month period was down by 22% y/y to USD 59.3bn. This was mostly due to the lack of any particularly impressive deals in ...View more details
The third quarter of 2017 saw some very large foreign deals coming from China, USA, Australia and the UK, which nearly doubled the value of cross-border activity from H1 to EUR 22.5bn. Overall for the nine months, deals in the Emerging Europe region ...View more details
Emerging Asia M&A activity saw 2,148 M&A deals for a total of USD 216.9bn, down y/y by 12% and 37%, respectively. The lower numbers were mainly due to China’s slow M&A scene, where the number of deals declined by 20% y/y in the ...View more details
After a particularly strong first quarter due to large deals in the oil & gas sector, African activity in the second quarter of 2017 returned to normal with 142 transactions for USD 4.6bn. Overall for the six months, deal flow was flat y/y at 347 ...View more details
Regional M&A activity in the second quarter of 2017 remained mostly unchanged compared to Q1 with 373 deals for a total of USD 13.6bn. For the full six-month period, however, there was a sharp y/y decline in the aggregate value of transactions ...View more details