The DAK Group – Middle Market Investment Bankers
201.712.9555

Posts Tagged analysis

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 .

Read more

Middle Market M&A update at close of 2012

The DAK Group - Investment Bankers to the Middle Market

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

Read more

Optimistic outlook for middle market M&A in 2012

The DAK Group - Investment Bankers to the Middle Market

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

Read more