The research analyzed deal flows between 15 developed economies or groups of economies and 13 emerging economies or groups of economies.
The 15 developed countries or groups are: U.K., U.S., Canada, Spain, France, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, Europe (Other), the Offshore Group and Oceania. The 13 emerging economies or groups are: Brazil, Russia & Cyprus, India, China, Central & Eastern Europe, the CIS, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, South Africa, Middle East & North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, South America (excl. Brazil) and Central America & the Caribbean.
Established in 2003, EMIAT includes data from “completed” transactions where a trade buyer has taken minimum five percent shareholding in an overseas company. All raw data within the EMIAT is sourced from Thomson Reuters SDC and excludes deals backed by government, private equity firms or other financial institutions.