Financial information company Dealogic just announced that global M&A deal volume in 2015 had just surpassed $5 trillion.
That breaks the previous record of $4.6 trillion set in 2007.
In its announcement, Dealogic released a list of the ten biggest M&A transactions announced in 2015.
According to their data, the biggest merger announced this year was the $160 billion acquisition of pharmaceutical company Allergan by Pfizer, followed by the $117 billion merger of beer giants Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller.
Here are the top ten mergers of 2015: