Industry Reports

Published on: 12/09/2019
Deal activity in the Interconnect Components industry has been fueled in part by buyers and sellers seeking to complete deals in the current sellers’ market while faced with the political uncertainty of the impending election.
Published on: 12/03/2019
When preparing for a period of credit contraction, in many cases, we counsel our clients to execute a pre-deal dividend recapitalization prior to a sell-side market launch. We believe that such a recapitalization event:
Published on: 12/02/2019
Merger and acquisition (M&A) volume has been heightened in the Logistics Service Providers industry in 2019 with 68 announced or closed transactions year-to-date (YTD) compared to 43 in all of 2018.  Consideration and discussion of technology innovations in a sector that has historically been people-based has increased, prompting third-party logistics (3PL) providers to seek scale through M&A in order to gain the resources needed to create their own proprietary software. 
Published on: 11/27/2019
Surging domestic feedstock supply and greater demand for specialty chemical processes have driven heightened valuations and consolidation activity in the Chemicals industry.
Published on: 11/26/2019
Capstone Headwaters’ Q4 Construction Services report discusses the heightened demand in the Construction Services industry which has been driven by a healthy backlog of nonresidential construction projects, favorable multifamily housing market dynamics, and a low interest rate environment.
Published on: 11/19/2019
Our latest Application Development & Deployment Executive Summary reveals that more than 56 mergers and acquisitions were completed in the space throughout U.S., Canada, and Europe to-date in 2019. Buyers have most frequently acquired companies that provide Application Development & Deployment software (75% of activity) rather than services (25%)
Published on: 11/19/2019
We are witnessing an unprecedented level of merger and acquisition (M&A) activity and once-in-a-generation valuations for quality providers of autism and childhood behavioral health services.
Published on: 11/18/2019
Demand for packaging products and solutions has continued to be supported by steady consumer e-commerce spending, increasing product personalization, and demand for value-added packaging services. Operators in the space have remained acquisitive to expand product lines, geographies, and customer bases while also exploiting cost synergies. 
Published on: 11/15/2019
The Human Capital Management SAAS report highlights merger and acquisition (M&A) activity which jumped to a record level in Q3’19 following two-quarters of declining deal volume, suggesting buyer appetite remains strong. The target companies were valued at a median revenue multiple of 3.7x LTM, up from 2018.
Published on: 11/11/2019
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity rose to 513 deals in Q3’19, the third-highest quarterly deal count as buyer appetite remains very strong. With multiples near historic highs and a highly competitive deal environment, it is a great time to be a seller although it remains to be seen how long the window will remain open.

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