The M& A market can be described in a single word, "competitive." Now more than ever, investors and lenders alike are hustling to find deals and realize value. So how exactly does one strategize in today’s M&A market?
Meet our Experts
- Adam Cohn, Triumph Group
- Peter Dahms, Oxford Finance LLC
- Sean Gallagher, Janney Montgomery Scott
- Kyle Squillario, Susquehanna Private Capital
- Frank Tait, Frontline Education
Then & Now …
There are noticeably more private equity firms in the market today than five years ago, resulting in a fiercely “competitive process” As more companies with fifty-million dollars in sales hire investment bankers compared to five years ago, investors have to be consistently creative in determining where and how to source transactions, according to Cohn.
Keys to Success …
To identify potential companies, strategic investors and private equity investors alike are increasingly using a targeted approach.
Biggest Hurdles …
Lightening Round …
What’s the one thing that helps you the most in an acquisition?