EU Marks Hottest Target For Q2 Cross-Border M&A

Law360, New York (August 3, 2017, 2:06 PM EDT) -- The European Union marked the most-targeted region for cross-border deals during the second quarter of the year by closed transaction value, as concerns about political uncertainty were seemingly overshadowed by an opportunity to snap up assets and the need to diversify portfolios.

During the second quarter of 2017, the EU saw 321 inbound deals sealed, worth a total of $138 billion and accounting for 41 percent of cross-regional volume and 58 percent of value — making it the most sought-after region during the quarter, according to...
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