LUTZ BUSINESS INSIGHTS
Quarter Two Middle Market M&A Report 2019
“MIDDLE MARKET UPHELD BY LARGE DEALS IN SECOND QUARTER”
Despite growing concerns over a potential economic slowdown, middle-market companies fared generally well in the second quarter. During the quarter there were 3,095 announced M&A transactions with valuations of less than $1 billion, totaling $66.2 billion in aggregate (per Capital IQ).
Debt levels are once again holding equity values aloft as 2Q-19 valuations ran higher than Q1-19. While debt usage remains strong, there continues to be evidence that more business buyers are choosing conservative capital structures, perhaps hedging against the possibility of a future economic downturn…
As a job candidate, you’re always seeking new leads that may steer you to a new and exciting career. If a recruiter contacts you with the possibility of your dream job, you’re likely to jump at the opportunity…
Family businesses are the backbone of our economy, being the single biggest job creator and accounting for over half of the U.S. gross domestic product. While there are many benefits…
All buyers and bankers require accurate and timely financial information when working on an acquisition. This is obvious. However, many times the target businesses do not produce the required financial…
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