Mergers and Acquisitions activity is currently at record levels. Worldwide deal-making up is up 32% from 2014; with 2015 witnessing the first back-to-back $1 trillion+ quarters since 2000 globally. In Europe, healthy corporate balance sheets, renewed confidence and attractive financing conditions have all boosted deal activity. From mega-deals to smaller acquisitions, companies are once again exploring the M&A market as a way to secure a competitive edge.
The number of cross-border deals is also on the rise – increasing deal complexity and challenging companies to find new ways to drive greater synergy and value. Rising shareholder activism and ever-increasing transparency is putting a brighter spotlight on M&A strategy than ever before.
Our research revealed that real estate, when skilfully used, can create value for companies in four major ways throughout the M&A lifecycle. Check our latest report for the details.
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