Baker Tilly Capital, LLC’s Great Lakes regional M&A update provides a recap of middle-market transactions where the target is located in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio or Wisconsin. For purposes of this newsletter, the “middle market” is defined as transactions with enterprise values between $10 and $200 million.
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the middle market dipped slightly during the third quarter of 2018 (Q3 2018) in the Great Lakes region. Aggregate transaction values for middle-market deals reported during Q3 2018 was $1.82 billion. During the last 12 months, an average of 26 deals closed per quarter.
While the number of transactions decreased compared to the second quarter of 2018 (Q2 2018), Q3 2018 saw the second highest number of closed transactions since the second quarter of 2017.
Source: Capital IQ and Baker Tilly Capital, LLC Insights
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