Global M&A volume for August was approximately $93 billion, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of peHUB). This includes around $7.2 billion of private equity volume, which is a marked decrease from the $13.22 billion in July. The percentage of PE as part of the M&A whole, however, only dropped from 8.4% to 7.7 percent.
Private equity volume last August was $13.5 billion, compared to $148 billion of global M&A. You can download the full spreadsheet by clicking here.