Acquirers in advanced economies drove more than 60 percent of deals valued at $50 million or more. Third-quarter activity by US-based acquirers was robust, with seven deals valued at $2.2 billion, or 45 percent of total deal value during the quarter. These deals played against a rising GDP, which expanded at a 2.5 percent annual rate between April and June.
Welcome to Chemical Compounds, PwC's quarterly analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the global chemicals sector that provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity.
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