The M&A Report is compiled jointly by ZEW and Bureau van Dijk. The M&A Report semi-annually informs about current topics and developments in the field of worldwide mergers and acquisitions drawing on the Zephyr database. Zephyr provides detailed information on more than one million M&A, IPO and Private Equity transactions worldwide.

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M&A Report May/June 2021


  • ZEW-ZEPHYR M&A Index Shows Decline in German Deals Due to COVID-19
  • Fewer M&A Deals, but Higher Transaction Volume During the Pandemic
  • Majority of Takeovers in Germany Are Still Domestic Deals
  • EU Merger Control: Number of In-Depth Investigations Declining



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