M&A Insights

Deal volumes in the IT services sector in Q1 eased off record highs seen in 2021. Although deals were down quarter over quarter, deal count was still significantly above pre-pandemic levels.

Although there are significant macroeconomic headwinds in the broader market, M&A in the industrial services space continues to remain strong. As price and wage inflation continues, there is a renewed focus on integrated facilities management platforms, which are able to increasingly realize scale and efficiencies.

The Human Capital industry closed out a robust first quarter of 2022 as it continued to benefit from the recovering of the labor market.

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Technology and digital Services

M&A activity in the technology and digital services space has soared following the onset of the pandemic as technology firms have garnered significant attention from both private equity acquirers with large reserves of dry powder as well as global strategic acquirers. As we had anticipated, deal levels in our three key verticals caught a second …

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The number of industrial services transactions in a quarter rose to a new highwater mark in Q4 2021, with 69 transactions. The increase in transaction count was driven primarily by add-on acquisitions, with 43 acquisitions from private equity-backed buyers. We also observed a rise in M&A activity within the security, specialized equipment maintenance, and janitorial …

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Human Capital Industry Update Q4 2021

The fourth quarter of 2021 closed out what was an exceptionally strong year for human capital M&A activity. After deal activity plummeted by ~50% as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2020, activity has recovered to pre-pandemic levels.

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2021 was a record year in the M&A industry, with both the number of deals and deal value up significantly from the previous year. The industry as a whole experienced significant tailwinds, as well as Charter specifically. Our team was grateful for the opportunity to help our clients take advantage of the robust environment.

In our January edition of M&A Insights, Justin Pinto provides an in-depth look into the intricacies of successful sell-side transactions in the middle market.

While the long-tail echo of the pandemic has adversely affected many industries, large incumbents have competed with record levels of private equity dry powder to acquire smaller but promising IT services businesses. Although M&A activity seems as though it has reached a peak, we believe there is still room for deal counts and multiples to …

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Middle market private equity M&A continued at a record pace in Q3, notching more than 2,000 deals with an aggregate value of $297 billion. With more than 6,000 deals completed YTD this officially marks an all-time high.

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