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Global transportation and logistics deals insights: Year-end 2017

The global transportation and logistics (T&L) sector reported 284 deals in 2017, representing an increase in volume and value over 2016 of 18% and 5% respectively. Passenger Air and Passenger Ground drove the value increase, with these sub-sectors accounting for 6 of the 10 largest deals of the year. Shipping and Logistics were behind the growth in volume, with both of these sub-sectors experiencing over 30% year on year growth in the number of deals.

Average deal value decreased by 11%, and the Sector saw only two Mega deals during the year. The largest deal of the year was the $20.5 billion bid  by Hochtief AG for Abertis Infraestructuras.

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