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 improved by a few percentage points in Q2 2019 but nevertheless it was still down when looking at the entire six-month period from the start of the year. H1 deals reached 1,823 in total (12.8% fewer y/y) and their ...View more details
The value of M&A in Emerging Asia during Q1 2019 fell sharply by 35% to USD 82bn. The decline was largely due to China, where the Q1 M&A market collapsed in light of trade wars with the U.S. and tightening local regulations on in-bound deals ...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
At the end of September 2017, M&A activity in Emerging Asia was down by 11% y/y in terms of number of deals and by a whopping 25% in terms of deal value. China was the main reason for the dramatic decline in large transactions, as the ...View more details
In Q3 bigger deals in Africa were fewer compared to the first two quarters, and the quarterly value of M&A fell further to USD 3.6bn – the lowest since the end of 2015. However, overall for the nine-month period, the total value of M&A ...View more details
Emerging Asia M&A activity saw 2,148 M&A deals for a total of USD 216.9bn, down y/y by 12% and 37%, respectively. The lower numbers were mainly due to China’s slow M&A scene, where the number of deals declined by 20% y/y in the ...View more details
After a particularly strong first quarter due to large deals in the oil & gas sector, African activity in the second quarter of 2017 returned to normal with 142 transactions for USD 4.6bn. Overall for the six months, deal flow was flat y/y at 347 ...View more details