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Main strategic drivers for M&A deals worldwide as of January 2021

Main strategic drivers for merger and acquisition (M&A) deals according to C-suite executives worldwide as of January 2021

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Release date

February 2021



Survey time period

November 2020 to January 2021

Number of respondents


Special properties

C-suite executives in 52 countries

Method of interview

Panel survey

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "what will be your primary planned M&A activity?"

*Full strategic driver descriptions:
Response to regulatory or tariffs and trade changes/secure supply chain.
Acquiring technology, talent, new production capabilities or innovative startups.
Sector convergence/growth into adjacent business activity.

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