Global Capital Confidence Barometer | 19th edition

Our latest M&A report notes that regulation, trade and tariffs may foster a deal hiatus for some, while many others move forward with acquisition plans.

What does all this mean for the deal market? The speed of change is relentless and M&A has proven to be an effective means to move quickly to gain competitive advantage or defend against future disruptors.

Our sector, geography and thematic reports

Read insights from 2,500 senior executives on economic outlook, growth and M&A.  Check back soon to explore our full suite of reports.

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Geographies

Themes

Life sciences

48% of executives indicate that they intend to pursue M&A.

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Power and utilities

M&A outlook for energy is improving, despite some subdued conditions for power and utilities companies.

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Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific forecasts a robust deal appetite despite more than half (52%) citing geopolitics as potential threat to M&A.

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Australia and New Zealand

For Australasian executives, plans to pursue M&A are being driven by frequent portfolio reviews and entries into new markets.

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Canada

Why are dealmakers, who see an improving overall market, making the decision to pause M&A?

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Eurozone

Eurozone executives are firmly looking to the future while building resilience.

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Mexico

Amid shifting trade policies, Mexico remains optimistic about M&A and is also focused on divesting.

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Peru

A return to M&A after political disruption diminishes and investor confidence increases.

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United Kingdom

Despite confidence, UK companies focus more on operations than on M&A activity, due to policy uncertainties.

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United States

Getting in sync: integration is US dealmakers’ focus after mid-decade M&A boom — but they stand ready to acquire. 

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