M&A and Capital Markets Update Q4 2012

2012 proved to be a stable year for mergers and acquisitions in terms of deal activity and pricing; however, regulatory and political uncertainty—along with the ongoing Eurozone debt crisis and a limited amount of quality deal opportunities—slowed the number of deals for the calendar year. Nonetheless, the outlook for 2013 is promising as both potential investors and sellers who were holding back in 2012 are looking toward mergers and acquisitions to help meet their goals in 2013. In addition, key metrics including companies with large cash reserves, availability of favorable credit terms, and an improving US economy all point to favorable M&A market conditions. Taking all of this into account, Baker Tilly Capital is expecting to see strong buy-side and sell-side activity in 2013.

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