Oceania Mergers and Acquisitions Report H1 2013 – Zephyr BVD July 2013

Oceania M&A Report H1 2013 Zephyr BVD July 2013Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity targeting targets based in Oceania weakened again in H1 2013, with value tumbling to its lowest level of the three years under review. There were 1,821 transactions worth a combined AUD 37,228 million, which marked the second consecutive decline by volume and in monetary terms was the fourth fall in row.

Download full reportConversely, the value of private equity and venture capital investment rose from the previous six-month period in spite of a sharp drop in volume. A total of AUD 1,893 million was ploughed into 25 transactions, compared to 90 transactions worth an aggregate AUD 1,283 million in H2 2012.

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