August 13, 2019 |
The M&A markets in Colombia and Chile posted the largest gains in Latin America in the first seven months of 2019, while Argentina and Mexico recorded the sharpest declines, according to figures from the research firm Transactional Track Record (TTR).
In Colombia, M&A activity grew 13% year-on-year to $3.34bn from 114 deals from January to July 2019. In Chile, meanwhile, the M&A market rose 8% to $4.5bn from 70 transactions, TTR said.
M&A lost steam in Mexico, however, dropping 2
Argentina and Mexico post the sharpest drops in deals in the first seven months of the year, according to TTR