Oaklins M&A Market Report 2019
A detailed analysis of the German M&A market
The M&A year 2019 was influenced by the ongoing trade war between the USA and China, uncertainty about the outcome of Brexit, increasing geopolitical risks, and a weak macroeconomic outlook.
What are the implications for the German M&A market? How many transactions with German participation closed in 2019? Which countries did German investors target? What were the trending industries? Did private equity firms further increase their activity?
As one of the global leading mid-market M&A advisory firms, we at Oaklins have analysed the M&A market 2019 in Germany. In short: The German M&A market has been remarkably stable. The number of transactions has nearly reached prior-year level. Only the aggregated deal volume is significantly down because of the absence of mega-deals beyond EUR 10bn and a decline of valuation multiples in a few sectors.
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We provide further first-hand insights and hands-on advice for interested sellers in our Oaklins M&A Market Report 2019. We are looking forward to hearing from you.