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.
M&A activity in Emerging Asia during Q4 fell sharply to USD 68.2bn on the back of 975 deals - the lowest quarterly numbers since early 2015. With the exception of GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare in India (est. USD 4.5bn) and BMW Brilliance ...View more details
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
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
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
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
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