Industry Reports

Published on: 12/03/2019
When preparing for a period of credit contraction, in many cases, we counsel our clients to execute a pre-exit dividend recapitalization prior to a sell-side market launch.
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.
Published on: 11/08/2019
The proliferation of digital consumer channels and an increased focus on delivering high-quality and efficient customer experience solutions have fueled demand in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) & Contact Centers industry.

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