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Continued M&A Flurry Forecast for 2017

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Continued M&A Flurry Forecast for 2017 Commercial Integrator Magazine featured insight from Ari Fuchs, DAK Managing Director, on the future of M&A in the Commercial Integration industry for 2017. A combination of strong balance sheets, low interest rates, high private equity cash and need for add-on services

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Foreign Buyers are a Boon to U.S. M&A.

Foreign Buyers are a Boon to U.S. M&A

As Published in Axial Forum. Foreign Buyers are a Boon to U.S. M&A. The United States is the world’s number one investment destination. Foreign direct investment in the U.S. reached a record $348 billion in 2015. We predict the appetite for U.S. acquisitions will continue to grow

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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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“Enhancing Enterprise Value” topic for ACG-NJ

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Lisa Stern, Managing Director, The DAK Group, will appear as a panelist at the next Bergen County meeting of the New Jersey chapter of Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) on Thursday, October 4. The evening’s topic is “Enhancing Enterprise Value.”  Ms. Stern will address specific ways to

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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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Webinar, “M&A: Catch the Wave”

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The DAK Group’s Alan Scharfstein participates in an active discussion of the current state of the market for merger and acquisition activity for mid-sized companies. Joined by legal advisors with experience navigating M&A transactions, Alan shares his insight and advice for business owners considering an exit strategy.

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“A Strategic Perspective,” presentation at NJ ICLE

In April 2012, Alan Scharfstein presented his talk, “Applying a Strategic Perspective: Buyers and the M&A Transaction Process” at the NJ ICLE symposium. Addressing an audience of New Jersey attorneys, Alan outlined the motivations of strategic buyers seeking complements to existing products, geographies, or services. “Adopting a

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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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