The buying spree continues…

After watching $104.7 billion worth of M&A deals flow through the semiconductor industry… and another $397.2 billion worth of deals flow through biotech…

This has been one of the hottest years for M&A on record.

In fact, just weeks after Allergan and Pfizer announced its record $160 billion inversion, overall market deal volume has reached $4.304 trillion.  The last time we’ve seen number that good was 2007 when up to $4.296 trillion worth of deals went through.

Chart of the Day M&A

With just weeks to go before 2015 draws to a close, healthcare has accounted for up to 15.4% of the total volume.  Technology accounts for 13.5%.  And that doesn’t include the $13.9 billion sale of Keurig Green Mountain to a private company this week – a deal valuing the stock at 78% above Friday close.

Any way you look at it, 2015 has been hot…

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