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M&A in Germany

DAX/MDAX deal survey

Ten years of German deals – trends and outlook

Digital transformation, a tightened regulatory environment and geopolitical factors are shaping the M&A market. In addition to the persistently high availability of equity and debt capital, these will continue to be key factors for M&A in the future.

Freshfields has analysed the M&A transactions of the DAX and MDAX companies over the last 10 years. Using this analysis and our insights from our experts, we have identified some key trends in the current M&A environment.