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Equity Markets in Perspective – Q1’23

The total value raised from Q1’23 global equity deals fell 42.8% year over year and 30.8% quarter over quarter to $56.41 billion. Read our latest insights and explore our capital formation solutions.

M&A and Equity Offerings Market Report - Q1’23

Turmoil in the banking sector has added to economic volatility, reducing the momentum of a nascent dealmaking rebound. Higher interest rates tend to slow dealmaking as they increase the cost of acquisition financing and lower equity valuations. These challenges will pressure potential sellers and add to the likelihood of more distressed activity. Meanwhile, the global equity issuance market just keeps shrinking. The total value raised from first-quarter global equity deals fell 42.8% year over year and 30.8% quarter over quarter to $56.41 billion.

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With new and existing challenges facing market participants including higher interest rates, stubborn inflation and a fall in investor confidence, review the impact these events have had on the Securities Finance markets throughout the first quarter of 2023.


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