The Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor forecasts the number of future M&A announcements by tracking early-stage M&A activity – new sell-side M&A transactions across the world that are in preparation or have begun their due diligence stage. These early-stage deals are, on average, six months away from their public announcement.
According to the latest Intralinks Deal Flow Predictor report, the number of announced M&A deals in Latin America (LATAM) is forecast to increase by around 5% year-over-year during the next six months, the fastest rate of growth in M&A activity since Q2 2017. Over the next two quarters, we expect the strongest growth in LATAM M&A announcements to come from the energy & power and financials sectors in Mexico, Peru and Argentina. Levels of M&A announcements in Brazil and Colombia are set to decline, reflecting weaker early-stage M&A activity in those two countries.
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