Knowing what’s going on in the M&A markets can help business owners make informed decisions about their businesses, including whether to buy, hold or sell. After a brief slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, M&A markets continued to increase in terms of number of deals and transaction multiples. Get the latest insights by downloading our Q4 2021 Middle- Market M&A Report. The quantity of M&A transactions is being driven by vast amounts of “dry powder” held by private equity funds, large amounts of cash held by corporate buyers and the availability of leverage at low interest rates. Purchase price multiples remain at a high level. Potential buyers have access to both debt and equity capital and continue to aggressively look to expand their operation and or portfolios through middle-market M&A.
Wednesday, February 23, 2022