US M&A in figures
† Indicated by size, where the smallest is US$128 billion, and the largest is US$621 billion.
 
* The Intelligence Forecaster is based on ‘companies for sale’ tracked by Mergermarket in the United States between July 1 2015- 31 December 2015. Mergermarket’s Intelligence Forecaster of predicted deal flow is based on intelligence relating to companies rumored to be for sale, or officially up for sale. It is therefore indicative of sectors that are likely to be most active during 2015.