Industry Reports

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: 02/11/2020
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been robust in 2019, eclipsing 2018 total volume by 13.3%.  The uptick in announced or closed deal activity has been driven by an increasing number of divestitures of non-core business functions and unabated private equity (PE) appetite in the space.
Published on: 01/07/2020
Capstone Headwaters has posted its 2019 Year in Review Packaging Coverage Report. The Packaging industry attracted significant merger and acquisition (M&A) activity from buyers who primarily targeted packaging product manufacturers (57.1% of deals) and service providers (33.6% of deals).
Published on: 01/09/2020
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) industry was robust in 2019 with 150 deals announced or completed. Capstone Headwaters expects deal activity in the industry to remain strong through 2020, supported by its recession resilience and buyers looking to expand market share.
Published on: 01/09/2020
Deal activity was robust in 2019, with 147 deals announced or completed globally, eclipsing 2018 levels.  Strategic buyers comprised 59.2% of total transaction volume and public companies were its largest component, representing 32.7% of acquisition volume. 
Published on: 12/18/2019
Steady waste volumes in Commercial & Residential sectors, upward pressure on landfill pricing yields, and heightened demand for sustainable waste management solutions have contributed to persistent demand for waste & recycling investments.
Published on: 12/12/2019
Capstone Headwaters has published its Q4 Maintenance, Repair & Operations (MRO) Executive Summary, available to download below. With 111 transactions announced or completed in the MRO industry through year-to-date (YTD) 2019, deal activity has already eclipsed 2018 total volume. 
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: 11/18/2019
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: 11/07/2019
As equipment connectivity and monitoring capabilities continue to increase, technological advancements relating to system efficiency and the management of critical infrastructures have become normative. Unexpected power outages or interruptions in connectivity are costly and create disturbances that businesses cannot afford.

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