Industrials Update: Second Quarter 2011
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
This quarter’s Industrials Update, produced by Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC (DCF),summarizes the most recent transactions within this industry along with information on the most active buyers, current transaction valuation multiples and an overview of the public market’s perception of the industry.
- Strong balance sheets and a focus on revenue growth and capital investment levels may drive an increase in M&A activity in the industrials sector.
- Results from Deloitte’s Q2 2011 CFO Signals (a quarterly survey of influential North American CFO’s) indicated that more than 50% of CFO’s surveyed identified revenue growth and investment levels as their companies’ strategic focus.
- Management teams are facing continued pressure to increase dividends or to initiate or increase share buyback programs.
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