The M&A outlook for the rest of 2018 looks bright after yet another hot start in Q1. Deloitte recently published its annual M&A outlook report based on data collected from 1000+ corporate executives and private equity professionals. Respondents foresee an acceleration of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in 2018, both in the number of deals and the size of the transactions. Technology acquisition is the new No. 1 driver of M&A pursuits and dealmakers report using non-spreadsheet based M&A technology tools to help reduce conflicts, costs, and time.
To find out more, explore Deloitte’s M&A trends report here.