Third Quarter - Market Outlook 2020 In our recent post, When Will the Market Return to Normal?, we discussed factors that will contribute to the economic recovery from the pandemic, as well as what the timeline will look like for the transaction market to return to the highs seen in 2019. We had [...]
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Despite the pandemic, there are many construction and contracting firms doing quite well. If you find you are one of these firms, now may be as good a time as any to sell your company at a premium price. We've expanded our library of valuation reference guides to include three new industry segments in [...]
By Jeff Swiggett, CBI, M&AMI For those of us in the M&A business, the million dollar question we are all asking ourselves is when will the transaction market return to 2019's high levels. A number of industry sponsored surveys show that transaction volumes falling between 30% and 40% in the second quarter. Early indications are [...]
The Market Pulse for the second quarter gives insights into Covid-19's impact on the transaction market and the recovery of impacted businesses. This is a quarterly survey conducted by M&A Source and the IBBA detailing the level of M&A activity among Main Street and Lower Middle market businesses, which is derived from input from over 400 M&A professionals.
Like many of us whose businesses are tied to the vagaries of the M&A transaction market, we are keenly interested in how transaction professionals are currently viewing it. While holed up in my home office over the last couple of months, I’ve had the opportunity to better connect with many of them (Zoom has been [...]
By Jeff Swiggett, CBI, M&AMI In my last post, I wrote that while it may not be the best time to sell a business, it is a great time to work on a business. The work I am suggesting does not even require a lot of money but instead just a commitment of time [...]
New Haven, CT, April 16, 2020 – VR Mergers & Acquisitions (“VR”) in New Haven, received honors from the VR Corporate Awards Ceremony for their performance in 2019. The New Haven office competes with over 45 other independently owned VR offices worldwide, and garnered awards for the #4 Office for transaction fees generated and Jeff Swiggett, [...]
Like everyone, I am focused on the Coronavirus epidemic and the threat it poses to all of us. Fortunately, I can say that my wife and I are doing as well as can be expected in self-isolation at our home in Madison, CT, and our kids are all healthy. I hope this is the case [...]
New Haven, CT – VR Business Sales – Mergers & Acquisitions, Marcum LLP, and the Law Firm of Zangari Cohn Cuthbertson Duhl & Grello P.C. released the 2019 Year End Report of the CT Business Owners Exit Planning Survey. The Connecticut Business Owners Exit Planning Survey was created to measure how well owners are prepared for an [...]