Mergers and acquisitions involving UK companies: October to December 2019
- In Quarter 4 (Oct to Dec) 2019, cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) involving a change in majority share ownership saw notable decreases in both value and number, while domestic M&A recorded an increase in the value but a fall in the number of deals.
- During January to December 2019, the estimates for the values of inward and domestic M&A saw notable decreases from 2018; outward M&A also fell.
The ONS is today also publishing an article giving an annual overview of M&A activity for the calendar year 2020.
The annual article link is here