M&A activity ‘resilient’ in H1 despite drop-off from record levels in 2021

Review from William Fry says appetite for dealmaking ‘undiminished’ despite economic turbulence

Stephen Keogh, head of corporate and M&A at William Fry: ‘M&A has returned to pre-pandemic levels of activity’

The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Ireland has dropped 66 per cent in the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2021, in a trend that analysts say signals a return to pre-pandemic trading levels.

A total of 122 deals were reported in the first six months of 2022, down 14 per cent on the year before, according to a new review of M&A activity in Ireland carried ...