Today’s M&A Weekly Digest covers the focus of private equity firms, post-election knowns and unknowns, and one economist’s view on economic growth. Click on the headline to read the full article.
“[R]ecent data from Pitchbook highlights the continuation of a trend we have seen for quite some time: Professional buyers like to buy lower middle-market companies.”
“Finally the election is over. The endless debates and barrage of advertising are behind us. But what have we learned? As one pundit put it last week, The only thing that has been decided is who will be in the White House for the next four years. Everything else is still unclear.’ And nothing could be truer.
The boatload of unknowns is still sitting out there on the horizon. So I thought I would provide you with a list of what we do know vs. what we don’t.”
“[Chief economist and co-founder of Moody’s Economy.com] Mark Zandi is quite upbeat about the U.S. in general and deal making in particular – NO MATTER THE OUTCOME OF THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION.
Why, you ask? Zandi believes that as a whole, the U.S. economy is poised for solid growth given the fundamentals that see right now.”
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