Emerging Asia M&A Overview Report
An EMIS Insights M&A Report
EMIS is an ISI Emerging Markets Group Company Date: May 2018
Available in: English
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 were many big local transactions, and all of the region’s top 20 deals were above the USD 1bn threshold.
The US remained the most active foreign investor in Q1 in terms of number of deals. Japan had the biggest transactions overall, as the country’s total amount spent in Emerging Asia reached USD 2.5bn, following investments by the likes of Softbank and Itochu in healthcare and real estate assets in China and Taiwan.
This report provides an in-depth overview of the M&A deal activity in 14 emerging countries in Asia with individual focus on Greater China, India and the Southeast Asia region. Our reports are presented in a consistent format from quarter to quarter, enabling users to analyse and compare data, and follow the latest developments in M&A.
What this report enables you to do:
- Follow overall mergers and acquisitions trends across emerging countries in Asia and in key geographies Greater China, India and Southeast Asia
- See what major deals were announced and who was involved
- Identify the hottest industries and the top foreign investors
- Observe how valuations changed from quarter to quarter
- View Private Equity activity and the top entries and exits
- See which companies debuted on the stock market
- Gain insights into the largest upcoming deals
- Find out who the best performing M&A advisors were
See below for a complete table of report contents: