- NZ firms’ appetite to do deals is steady despite a drop in confidence across the ASPAC region.
- Profit expectations for NZ’s largest companies increased by 13% over the past six months. This is in contrast to Australia, where profit expectations are down 19% from a year ago.
- Debt to EBITDA levels among NZ firms are forecast to decrease by 19% to June 2014.
- New Zealand deal volumes report a steady increase over the past 12 months which reflects past improvements in confidence and improving M&A capacity.
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Released every six months, KPMG's M&A Predictor is a forward-looking tool that helps you consider the trends and expectations in New Zealand’s merger and acquisition activity using some simple indicators.