Check Out the M&A Process Timeline and Checklist

Get the M&A Timeline and Checklist

Take a look at the timeline of a typical M&A deal, as well as a checklist to kickstart an M&A process and maximize the deal value for your company

Global M&A activity in 2018 hits a new high

The first 3 quarters of 2018 saw a deal value of $3.3tn in total, surpassing the previous high that occurred just before the 2008 financial crisis!

  • 39% jump compared to Q3 of 2017 
  • Strong consolidation in the energy, healthcare and tech sectors 
  • A significant representation of mega deals (acquisitions for more than $5bn) 
  • US-based companies comprised more than 40% of global deals in the first half of 2018

Understanding the M&A process and how to get the best buyer for your company to maximize the deal value

Affine's report provides a checklist for kickstarting an M&A process, and touches upon some of the key aspects of the deal that will provide you with a high-level understanding of:

  • A typical process timeline and its components
  • What do you need to have to kickstart an M&A process
  • Hints regarding how to execute company sale efficiently 
  • How can company prepare for the due diligence process with potential buyers
Download the M&A Timeline and Checklist