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.
Q1 2022 M&A activity in Latin America & the Caribbean region was slightly up in terms of deal flow by 12.5% y-o-y, reaching 533 transactions. Their cumulated value however fell by 18% to USD 25.4bn, though still in line with the most recent ...View more details
M&A activity in Latin America & the Caribbean region had a strong conclusion of the year as in Q4 deals reached 500, the highest quarterly number in 2021. Their cumulated value was USD 26.1bn, which respectively was the lowest quarterly ...View more details
M&A deal flow in the region rebounded with 458 deals in Q3 following the sharp dip from the previous quarter. With 1,297 deals in total for Q1-Q3, activity so far this year has remained 29% higher compared to the same nine-month period of 2020. ...View more details
After three quarters of growth, M&A deal flow in the region dipped during Q2. Nevertheless, thanks to the strong start of the year, y-o-y activity was 28% higher at the end of H1’21, reaching 808 deals. At the same time, the abundance of ...View more details
Riding on the upward trend from Q4 last year, the first three months of 2021 started well for M&A in Latin America & the Caribbean. Deals reached 462 in number, a strong 31% increase compared to the equivalent quarter of 2020. Their total ...View more details
M&A in Latin America & the Caribbean region continued to improve in Q4, boasting the highest quarterly numbers in terms of both deal volume and value in 2020 - there were 431 transactions for a total sum of USD 18.4bn. Throughout the ...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
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
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
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