Global mergers and acquisitions have been on the rise since 2013. The OECD’s Global Forum on International Investment noted the trend, confirming consistent annual growth in global M&A since cross-border M&A volumes last declined in 2012. 2017 saw the trend continue with 2018 looking set to follow suit. An imbalance of excess capital and deployment opportunities will continue to be primarily responsible for driving this trend.
With cross-border M&A deals on the rise, DC Advisory, alongside sister company DCS Advisory, explores the complexities of these transactions, and what organisations looking at strategic global growth must note before embarking on the process.