Leading M&A transactions globally 2018, by value

Leading merger and acquisition deals worldwide in 2018, by value (in billion U.S. dollars)

by M. Szmigiera, last edited Jan 16, 2019
Leading M&A transactions globally 2018, by value This statistic presents the leading global merger and acquisition deals in 2018, by value. The acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc by the Walt Disney Company, announced on June 20, was valued at 85 billion U.S. dollars.
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Leading merger and acquisition deals worldwide in 2018, by value (in billion U.S. dollars)

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Target (acquiror, announced date)Value in billion U.S. dollars
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
(The Walt Disney Company, 20/06/2018)
85.1
Express Scripts Holding Company
(CIGNA Corporation, 08/03/2018)
67
Shire plc
(Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, 08/05/2018)
62.37
Sprint Corporation
(T-Mobile US Inc., 29/04/2018)
59
Sky plc
(Comcast Corporation, 22/09/2018)
47.88
Innogy SE
(E ON Verwaltungs SE, 12/03/2018)
46.53
Andeavor
(Marathon Petroleum Corporation, 30/04/2018)
35.6
Red Hat Inc.
(International Business Machines Corporation, 28/10/2018)
34
Abertis Infraestructuras SA
(Hochtief AG, 19/03/2018)
31.94
Altice USA Inc.
(Shareholders, 08/01/2018)
29.8
Energy Transfer Partners LP
(Energy Transfer Equity LP, 01/08/2018)
27
iBrands Corporation Inc. (13/09/2018)*25
Rockwell Collins Inc.
United Technologies Corporation, 26/11/2018)
23.55
UPC Magyarorszag Telekommunikacios Kft; UPC Romania SRL; Unitymedia GmbH; UPC Ceska Republika SRO
(Vodafone Group plc, 09/05/2018)
21.82
VMware Inc.
(Dell Technologies Inc., 08/09/2018)
21.7
Target (acquiror, announced date)Value in billion U.S. dollars
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.
(The Walt Disney Company, 20/06/2018)
85.1
Express Scripts Holding Company
(CIGNA Corporation, 08/03/2018)
67
Shire plc
(Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, 08/05/2018)
62.37
Sprint Corporation
(T-Mobile US Inc., 29/04/2018)
59
Sky plc
(Comcast Corporation, 22/09/2018)
47.88
Innogy SE
(E ON Verwaltungs SE, 12/03/2018)
46.53
Andeavor
(Marathon Petroleum Corporation, 30/04/2018)
35.6
Red Hat Inc.
(International Business Machines Corporation, 28/10/2018)
34
Abertis Infraestructuras SA
(Hochtief AG, 19/03/2018)
31.94
Altice USA Inc.
(Shareholders, 08/01/2018)
29.8
Energy Transfer Partners LP
(Energy Transfer Equity LP, 01/08/2018)
27
iBrands Corporation Inc. (13/09/2018)*25
Rockwell Collins Inc.
United Technologies Corporation, 26/11/2018)
23.55
UPC Magyarorszag Telekommunikacios Kft; UPC Romania SRL; Unitymedia GmbH; UPC Ceska Republika SRO
(Vodafone Group plc, 09/05/2018)
21.82
VMware Inc.
(Dell Technologies Inc., 08/09/2018)
21.7
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by M. Szmigiera, last edited Jan 16, 2019
This statistic presents the leading global merger and acquisition deals in 2018, by value. The acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc by the Walt Disney Company, announced on June 20, was valued at 85 billion U.S. dollars.
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