European M&A activity: expected main seller drivers 2018-2019

This statistic depicts the distribution of industry experts opinions regarding the main drivers of the M&A seller side in Europe during 2018 and 2019. Non-core assets sales from large companies and distress-driven M&A was given as the main underlying motivator for M&A sellers, by 47 percent of respondents in 2019.

What do you believe will be the greatest sell-side drivers of M&A activity in Europe over the next 12 months? *

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Sources

Release date

September 2019

Region

Europe

Survey time period

2nd quarter 2019

Number of respondents

170 corporates and 60 private equity (PE) firms

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

M&A stakeholders: senior executives.

Supplementary notes

* Respondents could select up to two answer categories.
The source adds the following information: "The research extends across all European geographies and a number of important market segments and takes into account the view of CEOs, finance directors, bankers, M&A heads, private equity players and sector specialists. The publication is based on forward-looking research on the prospects for M&A over the next 12 months".

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