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Deal Makers Sentiment 2021

Deal Makers Sentiment: M&A predictions for 2021

M&A deal makers have not been deterred by the global economic disruption of 2020.

We surveyed over 460 deal makers for M&A sentiment for 2021. On average, they predict a 6% increase in activity this year. This would continue the resurgence in the second half of 2020

  1.  What is your expectation for total global M&A deal volume growth?
  2.  How likely are you to make an acquisition in 2021? 
  3.  What local factors do you think will impact M&A? 
  4.  What do you anticipate the outlook for mega-deals will be in 2021?
  5.  What are your expectations for global deal volume in industry sectors?
  6.  Which countries, do you believe will be particularly attractive targets for M&A?  

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There is definitely going to be a rapid M&A among start-ups as they too have been hit by the pandemic, and would go for it to share their losses and keep their businesses alive.

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Gain insight from global deal makers

Global insight

We spoke to deal makers from all over the globe, 43% Americas, 26% EMEA, 31% Asia

Broad view of deal making landscape

We surveyed deal makers from several organisation types, including corporations, commercial and investment banks