Merger Bankers Keep Eye Trained on the Middle Market

Hahn, Avital Louria
December 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;12/18/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 48, p7
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the merger activities in the U.S. middle market. Merger volume has increased from 9.6 percent to $356 billion in 2006. It is projected that private equity buyers may be more cautious in 2007. Valuations stayed at the upper end of their ranges throughout the year, while commitments to leveraged buyout funds have increased substantially and are driving the current pace of private equity activity.


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