Financial Services M&A Activity Drops Again in 2013
M&A Trend - Financial Services
Information is based on announced deals throughout 2013, excluding lapsed and withdrawn bids.
The Financial Services sector, confronted with the ongoing prospect for regulatory changes, declined from 2012 (US$ 282.8 billion), ending 2013 with deals valued at US$ 235.8 billion.
The sector saw the second highest decline compared to its peak year, down 59.5% from 2007 (US$ 582.8 billion). The only other decline larger than this was in Leisure M&A, which decreased 72.9% from its peak in 2006 (US$ 130.5 billion) to US$ 35.4 billion in 2013.
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