While COVID-19 has shaken business confidence, dealmakers remain positive about the M&A outlook in Australia.

Our team explore some of the biggest trends influencing the deal market and share their insights across a range of topics – capital raising, valuation expectations, foreign investments and other factors impacting strategies.

William Buck has completed a comprehensive analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in Australia. Using available data from S&P Capital IQ, the resulting report –Trends in Merger & Acquisition Activity in Australia – reflects on transactions completed with a majority stake within Australia during the financial years beginning 2013 and concluding 2018. “The findings generally revealed activity growing in the mid-market.”

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