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DAK Group Launches New Mid-Market Transaction Trends Report for 2017

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DAK Launches New Mid-Market Transaction Trends Report for 2017 Transaction Trends That Can Affect the Value of Your Client’s Business! The latest U.S. mid-market M&A transaction trends report, published by The DAK Group, reveals the M&A landscape as it has evolved over the last year.

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DAK Launches NEW Report: 2016 Mid-Market M&A — Transaction Trends

2016 Transaction Trends Report by The DAK Group

DAK Launches NEW Report: 2016 Mid-Market M&A — Transaction Trends Transaction Trends That Can Affect the Value of Your Client’s Business! The latest U.S. mid-market M&A transaction trends report, published by The DAK Group, reveals the M&A landscape as it has evolved over the past twelve months.

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Latest Report: 2015 Mid-Market M&A — Transaction Trends

Latest Report:  2015 Mid-Market M&A — Transaction Trends The latest U.S. mid-market M&A transaction report, published by The DAK Group, reveals which industries and parts of the country are leading the way in activity so far in 2015 and the outlook for the remainder of the year

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M&A Advisors Proven to Improve Valuations

M&A Advisors Proven to Improve Valuations “Do I really need an M&A advisor?” Axial reviews a new study titled, “Does Hiring M&A Advisors Matter for Private Sellers?” (Agrawal et al.), which discovered that “private sellers receive significantly higher acquisition premiums when they retain M&A advisors.” CLICK BELOW

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ITW divests industrial packaging unit, creates value via middle market M&A

Historically, ITW (NYSE: ITW) has been an avid acquirer of businesses.  A large multi-billion corporation, at one point it was comprised of nearly 800 smaller operating companies and was known for its appetite for acquisition. In fact, The DAK Group previously led several sell-side transactions in which

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Why a drop in middle market M&A activity is good news

“Transitional” might be the best way to describe middle market merger and acquisition activity for 2013.  Bookended between a rush to close in 2012 and the slight uptick of prices paid at the end of 2013, the period in between was simultaneously stable, unremarkable, and yet .

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Middle Market M&A update at close of 2012

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Performance Review Middle market mergers and acquisitions activity had a slow start in 2012, but rallied slightly in the fourth quarter, likely due to concerns over potentially expiring tax laws. Despite the last minute push, average year over year reported transaction values for lower middle market firms

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Fall 2012 Middle Market M&A Update

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Deal closures might be down in the first half of 2012, but courtships continue and high performing businesses are in demand, according to our latest white paper analysis of middle market M&A activity. Read The DAK Group M&A Update Fall 2012 PDF for more detail about market activity.

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Optimistic outlook for middle market M&A in 2012

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February 2012: After a lurching rise, then fall, of U.S. middle market M&A transactions in 2011, we expect key factors to fuel increasing activity in 2012. The prevalence of idle cash on hand, a pent-up demand for high-performing acquisition candidates, and the likely capital gains tax increase

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