The AIDC Industry had a strong Q3, with private equity interest remaining high. At its current growth rate the industry is expected to surpass $103 billion in market value by 2027.
In our September edition of M&A Insights, Charter’s furniture industry practice team leader Elisa Berger provides an update on contract furniture M&A trends. While manufacturers and distributors have struggled with the impact of the pandemic on the industry, reported EBITDA multiples represent a five-year high.
Following mass shutdowns in 2020, the AIDC industry has experienced increased customer demand, driving business valuations to record highs. It is anticipated that with continued industry growth over the next several years, M&A activity will increase as new private equity firms enter the space and existing investors see to grow through acquisition.
In our July 2021 edition of M&A Insights, Mike Welch shares five key gaps that investment bankers can close for business owners to help them optimize value in the sale of a company, including providing M&A expertise, crafting a value proposition, enhancing credibility, unburdening the owner, and creating competition.
Deal activity appears to have stabilized after an unprecedented 2020, when many buyers paused acquisition strategies due to macroeconomic uncertainty. The global M&A market has rebounded at an extraordinary pace, including a record-setting Q4, signaling an outsized deal environment moving into 2021.
In Q1 2021, it almost seemed as if the M&A market had forgotten about the effect of the pandemic on financing markets and transaction risks. M&A continued at a blistering pace with 67 transactions in the quarter, compared to 62 in Q4 2020 (Q4 typically having the lion’s share of deals as shareholders seek to …
The technology and support services vertical has experienced an upsurge in M&A deal activity post-pandemic, enhanced by an ever-greater need for digital communications, cybersecurity, and data connectedness. Likewise, the integration services vertical has erupted, with 40% more completed deals in the period following the pandemic compared to the period leading up to it.