Welcome back and Happy New Year! 2014 is looking to be an exciting year for M&A. I was recently able to share my predictions and insights for the coming year on First Business News. In case you missed the segment, you can view the full interview below.
What will 2014 look like for mergers and acquisitions? While no one knows what the future holds, I see these three trends continuing: 1. Increased middle-market M&A Middle-market companies are the primary driver of economic activity in the U.S. With favorable market conditions, expect an uptick next year. A survey by Mergers & Acquisitions showed […]
If past industry performance is any indicator of future events, Main Street Municipal Water might soon become Big Private Water, Inc. Throughout the past decade, the water industry has experienced a flurry of M&A activity in which private, or Investor Owned Utilities (IOUs), have stepped in to acquire struggling public operators. Large players such as […]
This is the year for Canadian companies to globalize. Although they are generating significant cash flows, the Canadian market is small and companies must grow outside the country. According to The Deal, Canadian companies are finding opportunities elsewhere. While the U.S. remains the primary market for Canadian PE and M&A transactions, there is increased activity […]