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The amount of M & A in the world reached the historic $ 5.8T this year

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The United States paves the way for M & A and accounts for almost half of the world’s volume.

Despite the slowdown in activity in the second half, transactions involving special-purpose acquisition companies further boosted the volume of M & A in 2021. (Reuters)

global Merger and acquisition (M & A) The 2021 volume exceeded $ 5 trillion for the first time Cheap funding and easy availability of a booming stock market are fueled activity.

Dealogic data has a volume on Friday It comfortably surpassed the previous record of $ 4.55 trillion set in 2007.

According to Refinitiv, the overall value of the M & A in 2021 was $ 5.8 trillion, an increase of 64% over the previous year.

Filled with cash and boosted by soaring stock market valuations, large buyout funds, businesses and financial institutions traded 62,193 in 2021, up 24% year-on-year. This is due to the plunge in monthly records for the year.

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Enthusiasm for ongoing trading

Investment bankers said they expect trading enthusiasm to continue next year, despite the imminent rise in interest rates.

Higher interest rates can increase borrowing costs and slow down M & A activities. However, Deal Advisor expects a surge in major mergers in 2022.

The Federal Reserve’s accommodative monetary policy has helped the stock market recover and provided executives with access to cheaper funding.

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Source: TRT World and distributors

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