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Quarter One Middle Market M&A Update 2020

QUARTER ONE MIDDLE MARKET M&A REPORT 2020

After a record level of M&A activity in the last decade, the deal pipeline is slowing down as transaction participants are trying to assess the disruptions caused by the economic lockdown. Market analysts around the world were forced to throw away all their March 2020 forecasts, as the economic shockwave that came as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic began to ripple through domestic and international markets.

 Acquisitions are still being completed, albeit at a slower pace and at lower valuations than before. Many ongoing deals have been put on hold or pushed back to the last two quarters of the year due to increased market uncertainty as well as valuation and financing concerns. The 23% drop in monthly transaction volume from January to March is a sobering depiction of the current state of affairs in the lower middle market.

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