M&A deals in the United States
Merger and acquisition (M&A) refers to the consolidation of two companies. The value of M&A deals in the U.S. amounted to roughly 212 billion U.S. dollars in December 2021. Additionally, during the first quarter of 2022, in the United States, the technology services sector accounted for the largest share of merger and acquisition deals in the United States. On teh other hand, deals in the financial services sector had the highest overall transaction value.
As of 2022, the largest all-time M&A deal in the United States, which was the acquisition of Time Warner by America Online Inc, was valued at 164.7 billion U.S. dollars. Goldman Sachs was the leading M&A advisor in the United States in 2021, managing M&A deals worth approximately 1.2 trillion U.S. dollars.