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Close to 52,000 mergers and acquisition (M&A) deals were announced worldwide in 2018, with a total value of 4.09 trillion USD. The general trend is a steady increase with no indication of reversal. In just the last two decades, more than 790,000 transactions were announced, representing over 57 trillion USD.
M&A offers companies in similar or adjacent industries an unparalleled chance to scale—the operative word being “chance,” since most deals do not succeed. According to multiple studies, some 70% to 90% of all acquisitions are “abysmal failures.”
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