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Large deals, high valuations…Are current M&A transactions creating value?

Posted By: Karen Fisman

“Larger corporate acquisitions buttress deal value”.  This is the headline in PitchBook’s recently released Global Q3 2016 M&A Report.  While the report notes that deal count dropped off considerably in the third quarter, average deal value continued to increase (up 42% over Q1) as acquirers, armed with excess cash and highly valued stock currency, bid up valuations on a decreasing pool of quality targets. 

So does this acquisition activity translate into value?  Read our full article to find out more. 

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