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 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
Despite a slight slowdown in activity in the second quarter of the year, there were several remarkably large M&A transactions such as the acquisition of the mobile assets of Liberty Global in CEE/SEE by Vodafone, and the purchase of an additional ...View more details
In the first three months of 2018, the number of deals in Africa and the Middle East dropped by 16% from Q4 last year but their value was slightly up by 11%. Compared to the equivalent first quarter of 2017, there were declines in both M&A volume ...View more details
With 931 transactions in Q1 2018, M&A activity in Emerging Asia was down by 13.6% y/y compared to the same period of 2017. Despite the slowdown in deal flow, the aggregate value of M&A went up by 6% to USD 119.9bn as there ...View more details
In Q1 2018, M&A deals in Latin America & the Caribbean fell 6% y/y in terms of volume to 351, as the quarter was among the slowest ones over the past couple of years. At the same time, there were plenty of big transactions and the value of ...View more details
M&A activity in the first quarter of 2018 was sluggish. Many countries in the Emerging Europe region had fewer deals y/y but there was an even more notable decline in deal value, particularly in Poland, Romania and Turkey. Overall, deal flow was ...View more details
With 4,281 deals for USD 513.7bn in total, 2017 M&A activity in Emerging Asia was down y/y by 11% in terms of number of deals and by 16% in terms of deal value. A slowdown of the Chinese M&A scene was the main reason for a sharp decline in ...View more details
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