Small Cap Intelligence

Worldwide announced Small-Cap M&A deals valued up to $50 million (including undisclosed value deals) totaled US$77.8 billion in the first half of 2017 – a 2.8% decrease year-on-year.

The Asia-Pacific (ex Central Asia) region (by target domicile) led the Small-Cap market, with US$36.6 billion of announced deal activity.

Americas (by target domicile) led the market in the number of deals announced, with 7,069 transactions for the first half of 2017, representing 35% of the 20,210 deals announced worldwide.

The High Technology sector captured 15.5% of total announced Small-Cap value deals, followed by Real Estate and Industrials, each respectively registering 14% and 12.6% of the overall market.

Source: 2017 Thomson Reuters