M&A August 2020

In August 2020, 8 transactions were announced in Mexico, representing a decrease of 4 in terms of volume versus the prior month. Compared to August 2019 YTD, August 2020 YTD volume of transactions decreased 32.5%.

In August  2020, 2 transactions outside of Mexico were announced. Compared to August 2019 YTD, August 2020 YTD volume of transactions decreased by 44.8%.

The Mining sector remains the leader in domestic M&A activity in Mexico, with 20 announced transactions as of August YTD  2020, representing 24.1% of the total announced transactions in the period.

The Industrial sector remains the leader in M&A activity by Mexican companies abroad, with 6 transactions as of August YTD  2020, representing 40.0% of the total announced transactions in the period.