Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty represented the buyer in the sale of this Parkland home.

Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty represented the buyer in the sale of this Boynton Beach home.

Equestrian Sotheby’s Represented the Buyer in the sale of this new construction home in Royal Pam Beach’s newest community, Bella Sera.

Equestrian Sotheby’s International Realty represented the seller in this Paddock Park home.

The projected value of global mergers and acquisitions is on a significant upswing. In the first half of 2018, M&A deals soared past 2017 numbers from the same period — landing around the $2.5 trillion mark. Yes, staying independent certainly has its benefits, but the rise of M&As means that, at some point, executives in every industry need to ask themselves whether the value of a merger outweighs the value of independence.