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Mid-Year Market Update: July 2018

July 18, 2018

Market Review and Outlook The M&A market had a huge first half of 2018, with total announced deal value reaching a record of $2.5 trillion - a 61% increase over the first half of 2017.  While overall value is up this year, deal volume slowed by nearly 4% from the same period in 2017.  This drop continues...   Read More

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2017 Year-End Financial Market Review

January 8, 2018

Optimistic Investors Cheered 2017 Across the Globe, Tax Reform Sets the Stage for Strong Economic Growth in 2018  [SEE FULL REPORT...] While it seems like a lot happened in 2017, in retrospect we struggled to find any one event that defined the year... that is until Tax Reform passed.  The Trump Presidency had its inaugural...   Read More

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M&A Market Update

June 20, 2017

The Middle Market Environment: Mergers & Acquisition activity in the middle market has remained incredibly high relative to historical levels.  However, the market has retracted from peak levels over the last two years, with the total number of transactions decreasing 3.1% and 12.8% in ’15 & ’16, respectively.  The 1st quarter 2017 was down 8.2%...   Read More

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