With the biggest political shock in UK politics for decades, how has deal activity fared?

 

Most of this half year’s deal activity happened prior to the EU referendum result, but the vote still had a huge impact on deal flow during the first half of this year. 

On the face of it, things don’t look too bad – total transactions are above last year’s – however a deeper dig into the numbers reveals that the mean transaction value has halved.

 

Infographic 2016 half year deal activity