Industry Reports

Published on: 03/01/2020
Deal volume and financing across the Financial Technology (FinTech) industry declined 20% year-over-year (YoY) in 2019.  This reflects the high valuations evidenced throughout the year as well as the turbulence felt in public markets and the broader economy at the end of 2018/beginning of 2019.
Published on: 03/18/2020
Our newly released Q1 Behavioral Healthcare Services report discusses current industry dynamics as well as merger and acquisition (M&A) trends and activity through March 2020.  Amid instability caused by the fast-spreading coronavirus and subsequent dips in the financial markets, the Behavioral Healthcare Services industry stands out as a recession-resilient sector and a safe haven for M&A opportunities and investors.
Published on: 03/10/2020
Capstone Headwaters has published its Q1 2020 Building Energy Management Coverage Report.  Merger and acquisition activity in the Building Energy Management industry has been robust with 127 transactions announced or completed in 2019, outpacing 2018 total deal volume by nearly 33%.  Strategic buyers have continued to account for the majority of the deals, comprising nearly 74% of the completed transactions. 
Published on: 03/05/2020
Capstone Headwaters has published its Q4 2019 Nonprofit Software Coverage Report, available for download below. The Nonprofit Software industry remains in the early stages of consolidation with only two public companies and a small number of private equity-backed players vying for market share. 
Published on: 03/03/2020
 In 2019, merger & acquisition activity was robust with 274 transactions announced or completed, significantly outpacing 2018 levels by 35.6%.
Published on: 03/02/2020
From 2018 to 2019, transaction activity in the industry increased a significant 31%, climbing from 64 announced or closed mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in 2018 to 84 in 2019.  Buyer demographics have shifted over the past year to comprise a large share of private buyers, as fragmented players seek to expand their capabilities and geographic presence.
Published on: 03/02/2020
Capstone Headwaters has published its 2019 Year in Review of the eLearning, Corporate & Professional Training industry.  Amid the tight U.S. job market, retaining and developing individuals within an organization remains a top priority and buyers are most frequently targeting companies that offer talent management solutions including employee development and/or coaching.  
Published on: 02/27/2020
In 2019, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity continued its upward trend with 131 deals setting a new deal volume record, totaling $15.4 billion.
Published on: 02/24/2020
Rising demand for digital health applications promoting patient engagement and interoperability among medical platforms has driven demand in the Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) industry.
Published on: 02/20/2020
Spending habits of the health-conscious consumer have continued to dictate Food & Beverage market dynamics, supporting the emergence of healthy, clean-label consumer packaged food manufacturers.

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