- Service: Mergers & Acquisitions
- Industry: Banks & Credit Unions Private Equity Healthcare Life Sciences Manufacturing & Distribution
How to set expectations for the 2014 M&A landscape
Globally 2013 wasn’t a knockout year for M&A. With just over 36,800 announced deals totaling $2.4 trillion (the slowest period for deal announcements since 2005 and for value since 2009), M&A activity remained somewhat underwhelming. West Monroe Partners took a deeper dive into the 2013 M&A landscape, examining deal stats through a strategic vs. financial buyer lens to figure out why last year played out as it did, and how to set expectations for 2014.