Offshore-i — fourth quarter 2013: insight into the world of offshore transactions

In this eighth edition of Offshore-i, Appleby presents its analysis of transactions data for the fourth quarter of 2013 and looks back over its accumulated statistics to review the performance of its markets in the past year as a whole.

This report sets out to provide insights and data on the mergers and acquisitions taking place in the world’s major offshore jurisdictions where Appleby conducts its business on a day-to-day basis. As this publication turns two years old, the firm finds these markets in better shape than they have been for some time.

The final three months of 2013 were busy for the offshore world, with considerable improvements over the previous quarter in terms of the number of deals, their cumulative value and average deal size. The last quarter of the year is frequently the busiest, but every one of these indicators has improved over the course of the past 12 months, and as such Appleby reads a positive story into these year-end numbers…

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