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After a record second quarter, the pharmaceutical and life sciences (PLS) industry continued to demonstrate a healthy deal value and volume in the third quarter. Closed deal volume increased from the prior quarter to 59 from 46 transactions, with deal value decreasing to $67.6 billion from $72.2 billion. Announced and pending transactions continued to shine at $118.9 billion in deal value and 110 transactions.
Achieving success in M&A requires evaluating leaders and teams, understanding what motivates them, and an ability to design incentives, environments, and roles with the goal of retaining the most valuable talent.
The US Retail & Consumer sector experienced a strong third quarter in 2015 for M&A activity, which was driven by 11 mega deals (deals with a value of over $1 billion), worth $39.7 billion.
Many organizations today need the type of talent that can generate massive value and disrupt their industry. Finding that talent is quickly becoming an important objective of M&A.
While tech M&A volumes declined marginally in Q3 2015 compared to Q2, middle-market deal activity maintained momentum, keeping deal values in line with historical norms. During Q3, 62 technology deals closed, accounting for $25.1 billion.
This quarter, we saw a significant increase in value and volume as the cost of capital remained low and as strategic investors announced deals supporting current growth objectives and future capital deployment opportunities.
The chemicals sector saw strong growth in merger and acquisition value during the third quarter of 2015 when compared to the previous quarter.