Figure 1a: Value of acquisitions in the UK by foreign companies, Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2015 to Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2018
Source: Office for National Statistics
Quarter 1 covers January to March; Quarter 2 covers April to June; Quarter 3 covers July to September, and Quarter 4 covers October to December.
Users are advised that a new method for compiling mergers and acquisitions statistics was introduced from Quarter 1 (January to March) 2018. More information regarding these changes can be found in Annex 1.
All values are at current prices (See Section 2: Things you need to know about this release).