Figure 1a: Value of inward M&A transactions involving UK companies, Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2015 to Quarter 1 (Jan to Mar) 2019
- Quarter 1 covers January to March;Quarter 2 covers April to June; Quarter 3 covers July to September; Quarter 4 covers October to December.
- Value of deals are in current process and consequently do not account for the effects of inflation over time.
- A new method for compiling M&A statistics was introduced from Quarter 1 2018 (shown as a solid line), which may lead to a structural break in all M&A statistical time series.
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