Slow but steady sets the pace
First half of 2016 shows clear signs of cooling, but there is potential for bigger deals in the second halfUS M&A deal volumes are down 11 percent year-on-year but maintain historically robust levels Values show a sharper decline, down 30 percent ▪
Regulatory challenges have put a halt to some larger deals
Canada, the UK and China have been the most active inbound, while the UK and Canada enjoyed the most outbound activity
Technology is attracting investor attention—expect future US M&A to focus on this sector