The Mergers & Acquisition market is beyond heating up in 2019 with the most recent announcement from Charles Schwab and TD Ameritrade. The $26 billion all-stock deal will merge the two biggest publicly traded discount brokers with more than $5 trillion in client assets and more than 24 million clients.
Yesterday's merger is far from unique. The financial sector has had221 M&A announcements through the third quarter of 2019. In all, these deals totaled $206.2 billion, up by more than 40 percent from the same period last year. Client and risk monitoring activities can help you keep tabs on notable actions like this and more.