Tag Archives: sellers

  1. M&A Activity On Pace For A Record Year

    By J. Wesley Legg This week the Wall Street Journal reported that global mergers and acquisitions could reach $4.58 trillion this year, assuming the current pace holds up.  That would exceed the $4.29 trillion takeover deal announcements in 2007.  The article noted that investors are “starved for companies that can show growth”.  This combined with healthy…


  2. Increased Leverage Lifting Middle Market Price Tags

    By Wesley Legg, Chief Operating Officer The median debt percentage for middle-market deals continues to rise.  Lenders are loosening their purse strings, as the market continues to recover and loan default rates remain low versus historical standards. This is one of the dynamics pushing middle-market valuations higher and making for a seller’s market in most…