BDO Horizons 2018 - Issue 2
03 May 2018
The BDO Heat Chart for Israel shows there are 67 deals planned or in progress for M&A with 39% related to Technology & Media (26) and 16% involving Pharma Medical & Biotech (11). Other key sectors are Industrials & Chemicals 15% (10), Consumer with 9% (six) and Energy,
Mining & Utilities with 7% (five). Technology & Media and Pharma, Medical & Biotech are predicted to be the most active sectors as foreign companies continuously pursue maturing Israeli companies in order to maintain their competitive advantage in global markets.
The positive outlook is strongly supported by positive macroeconomic factors, low interest rates in the near future and rising interest from cross-border investors.