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.