Precision Metal Manufacturing

Published on: 03/15/2013

Merger and acquisition activity in the precision metal manufacturing (“PMM”) industry ended on a high note in 2012. The number of industry transactions, which had been rising steadily since the economic recovery began in 2010, continued that trend in 2012. This included a flurry of activity in the fourth quarter, resulting in a total of 71 transactions for the year, a 39% gain over the 2011 figure. As a result, 2012 marked the first time that M&A activity in the industry exceeded pre‐recession levels.