Our friend Paul Woodward (BSG Asia) tracks M&A activities in Asia and is preparing his 2007 report. On his blog Asia Business Media he revealed already, that the value of the recorded 29 deals (in 2006: 22) has increased from 269 mio. USD in 2006 to 456 mio. USD.
If you need / want more information please contact him directly
Paul's prediction for 2008: a precautious plus 42,5 %
Much less than you would hear from me, if I would be in the fortune guessing business ...