Some interesting data from Merrill Corporation on the Australian M&A market for the first half of 2019, including:
Outbound deal values from Australia exceeded combined inbound and domestic deal values.
For inbound M&A deals, the top 3 buyer geographies were Canada, Japan and Hong Kong.
For outbound M&A deals, the top 3 target geographies were USA, the UK and the Czech Republic.
The key sectors for both inbound and outbound deals have been the energy, services and industrials sectors.
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