Industry Reports

Published on: 12/19/2019
Steady wage growth and historically low unemployment have supported industry dynamics such as pet humanization, rising pet ownership, and expanding insurance coverage, garnering significant industry tailwinds and subsequent merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities.
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: 12/16/2019
Persistent growth in the Human Resources & Staffing Services industry has been fueled by a historically tight labor market, marked by notably low jobless claims, as employers seek workforce solutions providers to efficiently hire and retain qualified talent.
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: 12/09/2019
Deal activity in the Interconnect Components industry has been fueled in part by buyers and sellers seeking to complete deals in the current sellers’ market while faced with the political uncertainty of the impending election.
Published on: 12/03/2019
When preparing for a period of credit contraction, in many cases, we counsel our clients to execute a pre-exit dividend recapitalization prior to a sell-side market launch.
Published on: 12/02/2019
Merger and acquisition (M&A) volume has been heightened in the Logistics Service Providers industry in 2019 with 68 announced or closed transactions year-to-date (YTD) compared to 43 in all of 2018.  Consideration and discussion of technology innovations in a sector that has historically been people-based has increased, prompting third-party logistics (3PL) providers to seek scale through M&A in order to gain the resources needed to create their own proprietary software. 
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: 11/26/2019
Capstone Headwaters’ Q4 Construction Services report discusses the heightened demand in the Construction Services industry which has been driven by a healthy backlog of nonresidential construction projects, favorable multifamily housing market dynamics, and a low interest rate environment.
Published on: 11/19/2019
Our latest Application Development & Deployment Executive Summary reveals that more than 56 mergers and acquisitions were completed in the space throughout U.S., Canada, and Europe to-date in 2019. Buyers have most frequently acquired companies that provide Application Development & Deployment software (75% of activity) rather than services (25%)