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Industry Focus

Our services are grounded in a commitment to deliver industry-specific value.  Within the industries we cover, Capstone Headwaters has forged deep strategic and financial relationships, and maintains real-time knowledge of emerging trends.  In addition, given the convergence of various industry sectors, clients are often assigned multiple industry experts on an engagement.  Across all industry practices, our clients have included some of the best known middle market companies in their respective sectors.

Industry Coverage

COVID-19 headwinds and the historically high unemployment rate have fostered bifurcated demand in the HR & Staffing Services industry.  Companies serving noncyclical end markets such as Healthcare and IT have experienced continued demand amid the pandemic, while HR & Staffing companies serving industries that have suffered like Retail, have experienced decreased demand.  Although 2020 deal volume is down substantially year-over-year (YOY), the HR & Staffing Services industry experienced a mild resurgence in Q4 transaction volume lending to a favorable outlook for 2021.Read more

The report shares perspectives from top leaders around the world on topics including:

  • Why it’s necessary for governments to continue to bridge the infrastructure gap generated by recent global underinvestment.
  • What trends are impacting the merger and acquisition (M&A) landscape now and moving forward.  
  • Who the key players and investors are in the market.
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The report overviews the short- and long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and discusses which subsectors will be most impacted, both positively and negatively. The report also shares:

  • Key themes disrupting the industry, including payments, digitalization, lending, and mobile.
  • How trends have impacted merger and acquisition (M&A) activity and valuations.
  • An overview of the most active players, as well as expectations for the industry moving forward.
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