Middle Market M&A News: March 2013
Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC
The March 2013 edition of Middle Market Merger and Acquisitions (M&A) News, produced by Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC, includes the following highlights:
- Middle market M&A remains flat - According to Thomson Financial, middle market M&A activity for 2012 ended the year approximately flat in both value and volume compared to 2011. This was largely a result of a very strong fourth quarter which saw year-over-year increases of 40.7% and 27.7% in deal value and volume.
- Real estate and technology deals impact M&A markets - According to Thomson Financial, real estate industry deal value continued its recovery from the financial crisis with an increase of 13% in value and 25% in volume in 2012 over 2011. The value of deals involving technology companies has declined 15% while volume decreased 5% in 2012.
- 2013 has the potential to deliver another year of growth in middle market M&A - According to a January 2013 Thomson Reuters middle market lender survey, 50% of respondents believe that 1Q 2013 middle market loan deal flow will be M&A-driven.
To learn more, read this month's Middle Market M&A News.