Global Investment Banking Fees Fall to Three-Year Low

Global Investment Banking Fees Fall to Three-Year Low

Worldwide M&A activity totaled US$2.2 trillion during the first half of 2022 a decrease of 21% compared to year-ago levels and the slowest opening six months for mergers & acquisitions in two years. The second quarter of 2022 marked the seventh consecutive quarter to surpass US$1 trillion, an all-time record.  By number of worldwide deals, just over 26, 700 deals were announced during the first half of 2022, a decrease of 17% compared to year ago levels and a two-year low,” comments, Matt Toole, Director, Deals Intelligence, Refinitiv, an LSEG business

Global Investment Banking Fees Fall 31% to Three-Year Low

ECM Fees Register 72 Decline; DCM Falls 26%; Completed M&A Fees Down 6%

Top Five Banks See Collective Wallet Share Fall by 4.9% Points

  • M&A Financial Advisory Review

Global M&A (view report here)

Worldwide M&A Falls 21% Eighth Consecutive US$1 Trillion+ Quarter

Private Equity Backed M&A up 1% to First Half Record

Technology Accounts for Record 25% of Deal Making

Emerging Markets Deal Making Falls 14% to Two-Year Low

China & India Drive 57% of Emerging Market M&A

Mega Deals Account for 24% of Announced Emerging Markets Value

Global ECM Activity Declines 67% To 17-Year Low

Global IPO’s Surpass $70 Billion, Down 67%; US Listings Fall 95%

Issuers From China Account For 35% Of Global ECM

Supplemental overview into the SPAC​Market for the First Half of 2022.

Global Debt Capital Markets Activity Down 14% To US$4.8 Trillion

Investment Grade Corporate Debt Issuance Down 7%

Global High Yield Debt Falls 78% To 13-Year Low

Global Syndicated Lending Down 19% to Two-Year Low

Acquisition-Related Financing Falls 37%

Energy & Power, Financials and Industrials Lead Sector Mix

Source: Refinitiv Deals Intelligence

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