EY forecasts that the dynamics that made 2014 a record year for US dealmaking will continue into 2015. According to a recent PRNewswire article citing EY, 81% of executives expect the deal market to improve in the next 12 months. In addition, 41% of US companies have five or more deals in their pipeline versus just 8% six months ago.

Specifically, the article highlights technology, life sciences, healthcare, consumer products, and financial services as “sectors to watch in 2015.” While big corporate deals are not expected to disappear, there’s an opportunity for a follow-on rush of smaller, middle-market transactions as well.

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