Global M&A Wrap Up for 1Q 2006

$340 billion
Value of Tech sector M&A deals in 2005

$2 trillion
Aggregate global M&A deal value in 2005

In the overall North American market, dealmakers have announced 2,852 deals and US$297.6 billion in aggregate deal value, compared to the 2005 quarterly averages of 3,216 deal announcements and US$280.2 billion in aggregate deal value, according to a report from global M&A tracker FactSet Mergerstat.

In U.S. market, there have been 2,422 deals announced along with US$283 billion in total deal value, compared to the 2005 quarterly averages of 2,724 deal announcements and US$257.3 in aggregate deal value.

   

In the overall European market, dealmakers have recorded 2,785 deal announcements and US$362.6 billion in aggregate deal value, compared to the 2005 quarterly averages of 3,085 deal announcements and US$210.5 billion in aggregate deal value.

And in the overall Asian and Asian sub-continent market, 1,680 deal announcements have been reported along with US$95.1 billion in total deal value, compared to the 2005 quarterly averages of 1,952 deal announcements and US$65.3 billion in total deal value.

The Middle Market M&A results for the North American, U.S., European, and Asian and Asian sub-continent have been a little more mixed. (Middle Market M&A was defined by FactSet Mergerstat in its report as deals disclosing prices between US$1 million and US$500 million).

The US Middle Market  posted 767 deal announcements and US$56.7 billion in total deal value, compared to the 2005 quarterly averages of 859 deal announcements and US$55 billion in total deal value.

The European Middle Market has been a little less solid. Total deal announcements stood at 779 and total deal value at US$46.1 billion as of March 29, compared to the 2005 quarterly averages of 883 deal announcements and US$53.7 billion.

The Asian and Asian sub-continent Middle Market also has been somewhat more sluggish. Dealmakers in the region have recorded 678 deal announcements and have disclosed US$23.1 billion in aggregate deal value, compared to the 2005 quarterly averages of 802 deal announcements and US$28.7 billion in aggregate deal value.

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