The stars are aligning for business owners wanting to sell their companies. In this edition of the M&A Digest, find out why large industry leaders find value in acquiring smaller companies, what’s standing in the way of even higherand activity, what many entrepreneurs don’t realize about the market yet, and how much money both private equity firms and corporate strategics have to spend in the market. As usual, click on the headline to read the full piece.
Investors are competitively pursuing mergers and acquisitions, making for boisterous activity, but two issues stand in the way of the market achieving even higher numbers.
In this follow-up piece, we discuss the one problem that can disrupt deal flow at any time.
Many small business owners think large companies aren’t interested in buying their businesses. But Lockheed Martin’s recent acquisition proves how valuable a small company can be.
Are we in a seller’s market? One thing is for sure: the competition between corporate strategics & private equity firms to acquire hasn’t been stronger.
It’s a seller’s market…but not all the sellers know it yet. That’s the main reason you should consider selling your business soon. But there are also several more.
Preqin provides us with the market’s amount of dry powder, money that needs to be invested in companies shortly. The situation may provide opportunities for business owners.
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