Select Committee on European Union Eighteenth Report


APPENDIX 3 (continued)

Table 8.5 International merger and acquisition deals, 1996 - 1999 (billion US dollars)

  
Inflow
Outflow
  
1996
1997
1998
1999p
1996
1997
1998
1999p
Belgium-Luxembourg
2.0
6.4
21.7
16.4
1.2
1.9
2.1
17.5
Germany
6.7
19.3
37.9
42.4
27.4
15.7
60.4
93.0
Spain
1.8
6.2
5.9
5.4
6.3
13.2
11.8
25.4
France
11.4
13.7
24.3
35.6
11.5
21.6
36.5
83.0
Ireland
0.6
1.6
1.2
4.3
3.9
3.3
4.1
3.5
Italy
5.2
9.2
5.6
11.4
3.0
4.0
15.6
14.4
Netherlands
3.6
8.8
18.4
26.9
20.0
20.7
39.1
52.1
Austria
0.9
1.3
3.1
0.7
0.1
0.8
0.6
1.5
Portugal
0.7
0.9
0.2
1.0
0.2
0.4
3.7
1.2
Finland
1.2
0.4
5.4
4.5
-
-
-
-
EU-11
34.1
67.8
123.7
148.6
73.6
81.6
173.9
291.6
EU-15
76.3
132.0
215.9
337.6
113.7
122.3
307.1
556.0
UK
39.2
55.4
85.6
123.0
34.8
32.6
117.1
246.2
US
70.6
64.3
190.8
293.0
65.5
80.8
132.8
145.7
Japan
4.8
1.1
13.8
15.8
12.5
11.7
7.5
20.4

Source: KPMG Corporate Finance, Dealwatch Database, from OECD, Recent Trends in Foreign Direct Investment (2000)



 
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