M&A ACTIVITY ON THE RISE

Posted on July 18, 2014 by
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Ed Towers of Tiger Brokerage Group announces that Mergermarket has reported that merger and acquisition (M&A) has been rising this year.  The first half of 2014 was the most active January through June period in the U.S. M&A activity since 2007.  U.S. M&A enterprise value rose to $694.6 billion in the first half of 2014.  This is a 98.3% increase over 2013.  The top industry for M&A transactions are pharma, medical and biotech at $157.0 billion.  The 2nd largest industry was telecom at $152.5 billion in deals.  There are no signs that the pace of M&A activity will slow for the remainder of 2014.  Tiger Brokerage Group is a middle market M&A advisory firm in Naples, FL.