This is a sample of the data presented in the 2015 SRS M&A Claims Study which analyzes post-closing escrow claim activity across 720 private-target acquisitions on which SRS served as the shareholder representative from 2010 through 2014. 440 deals in this study have reached a point at which no escrow-based indemnification obligations remain for shareholders (“expired-escrow deals”), allowing us to analyze claim activity over the life of these deals. Across all deals, this study reports on nearly 1,000 individual claims on deals totaling $108 billion in total aggregate deal value: $97 billion paid at closing and $11 billion at risk in escrow (not including potential earnest payments).

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