Americans dominate M&A upswing

Americans dominate M&A upswing

Amid the widespread concern as to whether the strong momentum in M&A markets will be sustained in the face of greater market volatility and a Chinese slowdown, a detailed survey from Guggenheim Partners gives a welcome positive antidote. It also emphasises a highly significant shift in the market for M&A advice towards American firms at the expense of the rest of the world, especially Europe.

According to Acquisitions Daily, Guggenheim’s survey of M&A markets concludes that, even despite the recent fall in equity markets, aggregate annual M&A for 2016 and 2017 is…