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  • Service: Advisory, Transactions & Restructuring, Corporate Finance, Transaction Services
  • Industry: Energy & Natural Resources, Power & Utilities, Oil & Gas, Chemicals & Performance Technologies, Mining
  • Date: 7/25/2013

M&A Predictor – July 2013 

KPMG’s M&A Predictor looks at the appetite and capacity for M&A deals by tracking and projecting important indicators 12 months forward. This issue shows that appetite for deals is still fragile and that the market is still affected by macroeconomic factors which are driving down M&A volume.
M&A Predictor – July 2013
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Analysts are expecting the world’s largest corporates to show an increasing appetite for deals compared with June 2012, with predicted forward P/E ratios (our measure of corporate appetite)14 percent higher than 12 months ago.


Despite the uncertainty in the markets, the capacity to transact, as measured by forecast net debt to EBITDA, holds steady with an expected improvement of 13 percent over the next year.

 

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Transactions & Restructuring

For businesses with robust balance sheets and a steady and predictable cash flow, now is the time to get prepared for the upturn that is sure to come.