M&A deal value increased from October to November, MarktoMarket's December Valuation Barometer indicates.
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The December 2021 Valuation Barometer highlights deals and valuation multiples in UK M&A in November 2021.
Deal volumes dropped slightly in November, with 396 deals recorded, although this is expected to surpass 400 as more transactions are uncovered during the coming period. This preliminary total compares with the 434 deals recorded in October. Overall this year, the monthly deal count has remained around 400, bar March when over 700 deals were tallied.
The volume of deals recorded in the month of November 2021 was 8.8% lower than its prior year comparison, with 434 in November 2020.
Combining data from their own platform and other sources, MarktoMarket estimates the value of deals completed and announced in November 2021. The data platform calculated that M&A deals valued at a total of £17.1 billion were executed or announced during the month of November. This compares to a prior month total of £9.9 billion.
Deals multiples for November have been split into two categories: Completed and Announced M&A Transactions, and Minority Deals -acquisitions of minority stakes in private companies announced (secondary shares only).