Merger Activity Continues Despite Dog Days

August 29, 2014

M&A activity is surging. Both deal volume and spending increased in the second quarter 2014 and this is the first time deal volume has increased in consecutive quarters in several years.  This year has been the most active M&A market since the financial collapse.  Over the past quarter, the sectors that saw the largest increases in deal activity include commercial, consumer and technology services. Deals continue to be announced or closed even in August, traditionally one of slowest months for M&A.

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