Quite a few middle-market business owners are still under the mistaken belief that private equity firms (PE firms) only invest in mega-deals in the billion-dollar range. Because these larger deals tend to get all the press, it is understandable why middle-market business owners have this common misconception. [Read more…]
Too often we hear middle-market business owners state that because M&A activity has declined, now is not a good time to enter the market. However, in reality, the opposite is true.
Although M&A activity did experience two years of declines in 2008 and 2009, it actually began to rebound in the latter half of 2010 and most analysts expect this to continue in 2011 and beyond.