Goldman’s Lemkau Says 2015 M&A Has Good Shot to Pass 2007 Levels

Almost 20,000 deals worth a total of $2.1 trillion have been agreed this year, including Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s $79 billion acquisition of BG Group Plc, and Charter Communications Inc.’s purchase of Time Warner Cable Inc., also worth about $79 billion.

Source: BG Group via Bloomberg Business

Mergers and acquisitions activity this year is on track to pass records set in 2007, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s Gregg Lemkau.

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