Total financial services industry M&A deals in Q3 2019 worth $28.35bn were announced in the UK, according to GlobalData’s deals database.
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The value marked an increase of 845.3% over the previous quarter and a rise of 341.7% when compared with the last four-quarter average of $6.43bn.
The UK held a 49.5% share of the global financial services industry M&A deal value that totalled $57.3bn in Q3 2019.
In terms of deal activity, the UK recorded 65 deals during Q3 2019, marking a rise of 6.6% over the previous quarter and a drop of 14.5% over the last four-quarter average.
The UK financial services industry M&A deals in Q3 2019: Top deals
The top five financial services industry M&A deals accounted for 98.8% of the overall value during Q3 2019.
The combined value of the top five financial services M&A deals stood at $28bn, against the overall value of $28.35bn recorded for the month.
The top five financial services industry deals of Q3 2019 tracked by GlobalData were:
1) London Stock Exchange Group’s $27bn acquisition of Refinitiv
2) The $516.55m acquisition of Old Mutual Wealth Life Assurance by ReAssure Group
3) Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group’s $186.47m acquisition of TT International Investment Management
4) The $175.26m acquisition of Charles Taylor by Jewel Bidco
5) The $118.01m merger of Miton Group and Premier Asset Management.
Verdict deals analysis methodology
This analysis considers only announced and completed deals from the GlobalData financial deals database and excludes all terminated and rumoured deals. Country and industry are defined according to the headquarters and dominant industry of the target firm. The term ‘acquisition’ refers to both completed deals and those in the bidding stage.
GlobalData tracks real-time data concerning all merger and acquisition, private equity/venture capital and asset transaction activity around the world from thousands of company websites and other reliable sources.
More in-depth reports and analysis on all reported deals are available for subscribers to GlobalData’s deals database.