Why 2024 Could Be a Hot Year for M&A

Morgan Stanley Report


Author: Funds Society, Miami

Deal volumes could rise by as much as 50% in 2024, after the lowest activity in almost two decades in 2023

Non-financial companies and private market investors have accumulated a total of $8.1 trillion in unallocated capital, which is fueling pent-up demand

Banking, energy, healthcare, real estate and technology are among sectors that are primed for increased mergers and acquisitions

The resurgence in M&A activity is expected to be global, with the biggest number of deals in Europe and North America