Industry Reports

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.
Published on: 02/19/2020
Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in the Pet & Animal Care industry was robust in 2019, outpacing 2018 activity by approximately 17%. 
Published on: 02/17/2020
 Advancing technology including cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, internet-of-things (IoT) technology, and machine learning is spurring industry penetration into every vertical. 
Published on: 02/12/2020
Robust consumer macroeconomic dynamics have been coupled with shifting consumer preferences toward experiential, convenient, and personalized shopping channels.
Published on: 02/11/2020
Transaction activity in the Cybersecurity industry closed out 2019 with a historic number of deals announced or completed, registering a 40% increase in deal volume in Q4 2019 year-over-year. 
Published on: 02/10/2020
Our Q4 Middle Market Leverage Finance report shares key market stats including Broadly Syndicated Loan volume, interest rate spreads, leverage multiples, and equity contributions.  Conditions in the middle market have become more conservative as lenders continue to shift their credit focus towards protecting portfolio credit quality as the end of the credit cycle approaches. 
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: 02/05/2020
In this report, we look into the strong LTM M&A activity for 2019 with a record 2,044 deals totaling nearly $175 billion. The average merger & acquisition (M&A) revenue multiple reached 4.4x for private targets and 4.2x for public targets and is above historical levels.