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Global M&A Trends 2019 – Preview

This is the first of a series of podcasts looking at global trends in M&A activity which will be explored in the 2019 edition of our annual Global M&A Trends report, launching in a few weeks.

In this first episode, Nelson Jung is joined by Jennifer Mbaluto, Stephen Reese and Nicholas Hughes to discuss how IP, digital borders and cross-industry alliances are affecting deal activity, and the growing appetite for M&A in hard assets and infrastructure.

Data points mentioned in this podcast are from Mergermarket for the period 1st January to 20th November 2018, as featured in the Global M&A Trends Preview Report. Full year data will feature in the final published report which can be found here.