DAX/MDAX deal survey
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The global trend of digital transformation of companies and industries is clearly impacting the M&A activities of DAX and MDAX companies. Many of them are developing and expanding their own capacities in key areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, online platforms or industry 4.0, particularly through acquisitions.
It is also noteworthy that transactions in the digital economy as a whole are completed significantly faster than in other sectors (globally on average in around 25 days compared to around 45 days in other sectors). However, it is important to balance these dynamics with the need for forward-looking risk assessment and detailed planning in times of increased regulatory and political uncertainty.