Tension hits world merger activity

Original article by Cliona O’Dowd
The Australian – Page: 28 : 10-Oct-17

A new report shows that mergers and acquisitions activity in the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan, has fallen by 7.8 per cent so far in 2017. M&A activity in the region declined by 10.9 per cent in the September quarter, to $US157.8bn. There were some $A674bn worth of deals globally during the quarter, or 3,772 transactions in total. Macquarie Group advised on $US22.65bn worth of M&A deals in Australasia.

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MACQUARIE GROUP LIMITED – ASX MQG, UNITED STATES. EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT, LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR, UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, ROCKWELL COLLINS INCORPORATED, BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC, RJ REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY

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