Announced M&A transactions in the telecommunications sector total US$135.6 billion so far during 2014, down 46% from the value registered during the same period last year (US$249.5 billion).
M&A is the place to be.
The environment for mergers and acquisitions is as strong as it's ever been, a top JPMorgan Chase banker with nearly 40 years of experience on Wall Street told CNBC on Thursday.
Making a bonus comeback in 2014.
John Paulson , founder of hedge fund firm Paulson & Co., said high levels of corporate merger and acquisition activity "will continue for the foreseeable future."
Deal after deal, the first six months of 2014 marked a bumper period for mergers and acquisitions.
Singaporean companies went on a record-setting merger and acquisition (M&A) spree in the first half, with deal volume surging to $40 billion, more than double the $17.3 billion recorded in 2013, according to Dealogic.
The value of potential takeovers yanked from the market is at its highest level since the height of the global credit crisis in 2008, according to market statistics firm Dealogic.
Hostile merger and acquisition (M&A) activity around the globe has reached a seven-year high, to levels not seen since before the global financial crash of 2008, according to a new study.
Following a raft of flashy first quarter M&A news, deal volumes are finally returning to pre-financial-crisis levels, according to a new report.