Regardless of external factors, companies engaging in M&A activity generally outperform the Global MSCI Index by 2.9 percent based on year-to-date statistics from 2011.

The figures, which come from the latest issue of Towers Watson’s Quarterly Deal Performance Monitor, demonstrate that the share prices of acquirers have continued to outperform their indices, despite detrimental market conditions and deflated levels of business confidence.

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