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2021 M&A Outlook

Salt Lake City, UT (December 9, 2020): The Forbes M+A Group hosted a webinar earlier this month alongside intermountain west regional leaders in the private equity, legal advisory and commercial banking space.  The group held a very informative discussion on the 2020 transaction environment, outlook for M&A in 2021 and implications for executives seeking to transact over the coming months.

Key takeaways included:

  • Stabilized transaction landscape by Q3, 2020, both active in closed deals and reasonable valuation levels
  • Strong levels of capital availability across the capital structure; continued historically high participation in the middle market by private equity investors
  • Attractive macro outlook driving expectations for activity in 2021, although short-term risks may imply a need for flexibility in transaction timetables
  • Potential sellers have a unique opportunity to prepare now from a diligence, organizational planning , and positioning perspective to engage with investors in the new year

The Forbes M+A Group is a mid-market M&A leader with the experience and execution resources to help companies as they seek to transact, and/ or raise new capital.  We look forward to speaking further as you consider your options during the upcoming year.

If any questions, please reach out to James Morgan at james.morgan@forbesma.com.