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Going Up: M&A Dealflow in Oil & Gas Sector


May 14, 2015

Global Oil & Gas targeted M&A volume is up to USD146.4bn in 2015 in the first five months of the year, an 80% year-on-year increase and the highest YTD volume on record, according to dealogic.  The size of the deals is also increasing, indicated by the fact that just 335 deals were closed, compared to 554 deals in the same period with a smaller total volume in 2014.

The troubled Oil & Gas sector is the second most targeted industry by volume in 2015 YTD, accounting for 11% of global M&A, the highest share since 2012 YTD (16%) The top targeted sector is Healthcare (USD 239.5bn), with an 18% share.

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