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Summer Deals Top Half a Trillion as Advisers Skip Annual Lull

  • Afterpay, Meggitt point to record being hit in July and August
  • Volumes are being driven up by deals across a range of sectors
German real estate company Vonovia SE has upped its offer for rival Deutsche Wohnen SE.

German real estate company Vonovia SE has upped its offer for rival Deutsche Wohnen SE.

Photographer: Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg
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First they lost Christmas, and now global dealmakers are on course for their busiest-ever summer.

The relentless pace of global mergers and acquisitions has brought no let up for companies and their advisers in the traditionally quieter summer months of July and August.