Q1 2013 PE Deal Multiples & Trends Report

March 7, 2013 12:17 by Clayton Reeves in M&A  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
Pitchbook has released their Q1 2013 PE Deal Multiples & Trends Report. Some excerpts are included below:   Two thirds of transactions involved EBITDA multiples greater than 5.0x.   The revenue multiple spectrum was fairly dispersed, although over one fourth of transactions inv... [More]

CC Capital Advisors: The State of M&A in Kansas City

March 4, 2013 11:12 by Clayton Reeves in Capital Markets, M&A  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
CC Capital Advisors has released their annual M&A report for the greater Kansas City area.  This document provides details on each of the 151 transactions, including analysis around historical trends and forward looking prognosis for the M&A market.   Feel free to download a copy ... [More]

Can the Fed Ever Remove Stimulus?

February 22, 2013 11:37 by Clayton Reeves in Economy, Financing  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
An important topic for bankers, investors and citizens alike is the future active role of the Fed in the market place.  The actions of Bernanke & Co. have a material impact on what sort of lending and borrowing environment we operate within.  We've gone through several speeches and sta... [More]

Energy M&A: Off to the Races

February 20, 2013 13:04 by Clayton Reeves in Energy, M&A  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)
General mergers & acquisitions in the United States are taking place at the fastest rate since before the Great Recession.  Retail giants Office Max and Office Depot are combining to form a more efficient global purveyor of office goods and supplies.  Market mover Warren Buffett joined... [More]

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