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July 2015

Middle-Market M&A Update

The Middle-Market M&A Update offers insight into recent trends in the U.S. middle-market M&A environment. The report provides a data-driven analysis on middle-market transaction volume and value, valuation multiples and private equity deal flow.

Key findings include the following:

  • While transaction volume is still at a very healthy historical level, it is off from 2014 levels and recent monthly results show a slight decrease over the previous year
  • Private equity continues to gain market share and has become a significant participant in middle-market M&A
  • EBITDA multiples remain strong at their pre-recessionary levels, fueled by the strong economy, abundance of cheaper credit and the well-capitalized buyer base

To learn more, view the complete Middle-Market M&A Update