Overall, there were 2,811 announced M&A transactions worth $210 billion in 2012 according to PwC’s latest deals report: 2012 Year in Review: Q4 Deals Quarterly and 2013 Outlook. The resource industries and the real estate sector continued to dominate in 2012:
Looking forward, PwC’s Deals team sees good prospects for sustained growth in the Canadian M&A market thanks to low interest rates, a surplus of cash both on corporate balance sheets and in the hands of pension and private equity funds and plenty of liquidity in the debt market. Other perspectives in PwC’s 2012 Year in Review: Q4 Deals quarterly and 2013 Outlook include:
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