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These are the 5 largest mega-mergers so far in 2019

According to data from Mergermarket, M&A volume has declined since last year while the average deal size has increased.

Here are the 12 banks who advised on the most M&A activity in the 3rd quarter

According to Mergermarket data, the first three quarters of 2019 saw 1,164 fewer deals than last year.

Global M&A activity tumbles to 3-year low as Trump’s trade war rages

The continued economic uncertainty surrounding the trade war between the US and China likely caused companies to step back from dealmaking.

AMG is offloading its majority stake in struggling hedge fund BlueMountain for $91 million

$18.5 billion BlueMountain Capital has struggled performance-wise this year, and has cut different strategies to make itself more profitable.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft is acquiring a startup that will help its cloud customers control how their data is being used

Microsoft is acquiring BlueTalon. It fits into Microsoft's hybrid cloud strategy, which allows customers to use both private data centers and cloud.
Frances Sy pays for her coffee with cryptocurrency at the opening of Ducatus cafe, the first cashless cafe that accepts cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, in Singapore

A record $117 billion in fintech deals have been done this year as cashless payments soar in popularity

Global financial technology deals have hit a record this year amid companies competing for consumer data and cashless trends.
Angelo Gordon co-founder Michael Gordon with his wife Sally Gordon and actress Juliana Marguiles

$32 billion money manager Angelo Gordon told investors its ‘Super Fund’ is up slightly for the year after big bets on Puerto Rican debt an...

Angelo Gordon's Super Fund, which is up 3.4% through April, has lost liquid credit managers Michael Liebman and John Rudic after two years.