Global M&A activity has best annual start for 2 years
LONDON, March 1
LONDON, March 1 (Reuters) - Global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has totalled $352 billion so far this year, according to Thomson Reuters data, an 11 percent increase on the first two months of 2012 and the strongest start for global deal making in two years.
JP Morgan currently leads the year-to-date rankings for advising on M&A deals with a total value of $134 billion. Goldman Sachs is in second place with $103 billion, followed by Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
- Still no sign of Malaysian jet lost in 'unprecedented mystery' |
- The search for missing Malaysian jet
- Mexico kills drug kingpin reported dead years ago: official
- Missing Malaysian jet may have disintegrated in mid-air: source |
- Exclusive: Malaysia plane probe narrows on mid-air disintegration - source