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2015 Annual US Capital Markets Watch: Analysis and trends
Energy deals is PwC's quarterly analysis of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the US oil and gas industry. It provides an overview of the most recent M&A results and our expectations for future deal activity.
In 2015, deal values greater than $1 billion made up 76% of all deal value, marking the return of large deals to pre-Financial Crisis levels. Deals in 2015 raised approximately $1 billion from 12 IPOs, down 93% in value from 2014.
In this recorded webcast, we discuss the trends and drivers of oil and gas deal activity and capital market activity in 2015.
Spin-offs have seen a resurgence in recent years. Learn about the governance issues associated with these transactions.
Watch this recorded webcast to review the current state of the M&A market in the US, the trends impacting dealmaking, what we envision the deal market could look like in 2016, and key considerations for successfully executing your deal.
Changes in the business landscape can result in personnel restructuring or exiting leased facilities. Listen now to learn more.
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.