There were 65 closed transactions in Mexico during 1H 2015 representing a decrease of 23.5% as compared to 1H 2014. Total closed transaction value amounted to approximately US$2,494.2 million, a 296.1% decrease as compared to 1H 2014. The significant decrease can be explained by the lack of multi-billion closed transactions in 1H 2015. If multi-billion closed transactions are excluded, the 1H 2015 deal volume represents 8.7% growth when compared to 1H 2014.