DCM Volume2

Companies Breaking Records in Raising Capital for Acquisitions


May 21, 2015

The M&A frenzy is causing a record level of direct capital market fundraisings, particularly in the US region, according to the latest data from dealogic. The graphic here dramatically shows the trend worldwide. Global acquisition-related volume of USD 159.4bn in 2015 so far, more than double the USD 69.0bn issued in 2014 YTD. It represents the highest YTD volume on record. The average deal size stands at a YTD record high of USD 1.9bn in 2015 YTD, up from USD 1.2bn in 2014 YTD

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