Q2 sees more deals in forest, paper and packaging sector
Sept. 26, 2016 - Global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the forest, paper and packaging (FPP) sector in Q2 2016 saw an increase in deal volume but a decrease in total deal value relative to the first quarter (Q1) of 2016, according to the quarterly analysis from PwC.
A total of 42 M&A deals were announced during Q2 2016 with a total value of US$4.6 billion and an average (median) deal size of approximately US$14.5 million. This compares to 22 deals in Q1 2016 with a total value of US$2.5 billion and an average (median) deal size of approximately US$20.3 million.
In comparison to the second quarter in 2015, there was a decrease in Q2 2016 in terms of deal volume, but an increase in deal value.
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