M&A Trends Western Europe: April 2012


May 3, 2012

Zephyr’s latest research shows the value of deals targeting companies based in Western Europe was down again in April to €43.94 billon. Other facts are listed below.

  • Deal value in April down by 8 per cent compared to March.
  • Deal value down by 24 per cent down compared to February
  • Volume is down by 30 per cent compared to March
  • It is half of the number of deals recorded in June 2011, the high point of the past 12 months.
  • Ten transactions of € one billion or above in April
  • There was a single transaction that exceeded €5 billion.
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