It's expected to be a busy year for mergers and acquisitions despite market undertainty as President Donald Trump's administration finds its policy footing.
Just last week, Kraft Heinz announced a proposed $143 billion merger with Unilever in what would be one of the biggest deals ever, but the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant declined.
JPMorgan's co-head for M&A in Asia Pacific told CNBC recently sectors that are likely to see deal-making this year include healthcare, telecommunications, technology and financial institutions.
But Britain is set to suffer a fall in M&A activity by the second quarter of 2017 because of the effects of the proposed exit from the European Union, or Brexit, according to new research.
In this week's Trader Poll, tell us which sector is ripe for mega M&A deals.