Thematic intelligence - Global M&A Deals in Q1 2024 - Top Themes by Sector

Thematic intelligence - Global M&A Deals in Q1 2024 - Top Themes by Sector


Summary

The global M&A market in Q1 2024 witnessed deals worth $613 billion, a rise of 38% compared to Q1 2024. In terms of deal volume, there was a 13% fall from 8,468 deals in Q1 2023 to 7,248 M&A deals in Q1 2024. The TMT sector led the M&A deal activity, with 2,163 deals worth $186 billion recorded in Q1 2024. Most sectors saw a year-on-year increase in deal activity in Q1 2024. Mega-deals (defined as any deal valued at more than $1 billion), also increase to 121 in Q1 2024 compared to 79 in Q1 2023.

If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&As). This report analyzes the disruptive themes that have driven M&A activity in Q1 2024 across all sectors including automotive, basic material, business and consumer services, consumer, energy, financial, healthcare, industrials, real estate, technology, media & telecoms, transportation, infrastructure, and logistics.

Scope

This report provides an overview of merger and acquisition activity globally in Q1 2024 across all sectors. This report takes a close look at the top deals in all the sectors and identifies the themes driving each of these deals. This report also looks at the deals trend across North America, Europe, China, APAC Ex-China, South America, and Middle east and Africa.

Reasons to Buy

Companies that invest in the right themes become success stories; those that miss the big themes end up as failures. If you want to understand the themes that drive an industry, simply look at the list of recent mergers and acquisitions (M&As).

This report lists the most notable deals across all sectors to make it easy for our clients to get a view of themes disrupting these sectors and prepare for the future.


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