Manufacturing and industrial services M&A activity for 2018 was bolstered by increased strategic and private equity activity and an abundance of investable capital seeking a home. Buyers are looking to M&A to expand market share, capture new customers, and diversify product and service offerings. Winning buyers often are paying robust valuations as a result of this competitive M&A environment.
SC&H Capital’s latest manufacturing M&A report provides insights into:
- Increased buyer competition
- Heightened level of investable capital
- Specific industry trends affecting valuations
- Examples of successful sellers harnessing competitive leverage
All insights featured in this report are factors pointing to aggressive bidding activity and seller-favorable negotiating leverage in manufacturing M&A. Read SC&H Capital’s thoughts on whether the market strength, strong valuations and significant deal activity will continue into 2019.