BDO Horizons 2018 - Issue 2
07 May 2018
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Original content by BDO GlobalEach quarter BDO’s Mergers & Acquisitions team analyses global deal activity across a number of regions and selected sectors around the world; we offer you a satellite view of how the M&A market is evolving - and where it appears to be heading. Issue 2 2018, our spring edition, includes:Global view – The outlook is positive as pressure from shareholders and the search for innovation continue to drive corporates towards M&A.Special feature – Cybersecurity risks on the rise for Private Equity dealmakers. North America – M&A is plagued by relaxed strategic buyers.Technology & Media - Digitalisation, intra-sector convergence and China's appetite for technology are all contributing to elevated M&A activity in the sector - and increased price levels.Natural resources - Higher commodity prices signal continued M&A activity in North America.Building Products & Services - A hotbed for M&A activity across the Globe.