Greenwich Capital Group LLC’s Q3 2017 Industrials M&A Update offers insight into recent trends in the Industrials sector and the state of the overall middle-market M&A environment. The report provides a data-driven analysis on transaction volumes and values, valuation multiples and activity by strategic vs. financial buyers.
Key findings include the following:
- Third quarter middle-market M&A activity rebounded from its recent low in Q2 2017, increasing 2.3% to 6,441 transactions. Disclosed deal values remained strong with an average value of $66.8 million.
- Foreign acquirers continue increasing their presence in the middle market, accounting for 12.2% of overall activity in Q3.
- Industrials M&A remained active in Q3 with strategic buyers continuing to dominate activity as a result of strong balance sheets, favorable economic trends and positive public equity market dynamics.
View the complete Q3 2017 Industrials M&A Update for a more in-depth analysis of key market trends and observations.