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Food & Beverage Industry Report – Spring 2020

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M&A Capital Markets Update Q1 2020

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Digital Gaming Report Spring 2020

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M&A Capital Market Update Q4 2019

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Digital Gaming Report Winter 2020

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Software as a Service (“SaaS”) Value Driver Report

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M&A Capital Market Update Q3 2019

In 3Q19, overall Middle Market M&A activity increased, but total deal value declined.

3Q19 Middle Market M&A multiples remained elevated in the U.S. at 7.4x EV/EBITDA, as low borrowing costs allowed for larger deals to be completed. Read more

M&A and Capital Markets Update 2Q 2019

In 2Q 2019, overall middle market M&A activity continued at a slower clip compared to 2018’s record breaking pace.

Despite slightly depressed deal volume, Middle Market M&A multiples remained elevated in North America at 7.6x EV/EBITDA, as low costs allowed for larger deals to be completed.

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M&A and Capital Markets Update Summer 2019

In Q1 2019, U.S. equity markets rebounded, increasing almost 14% as fears that drove down markets in Q4 2018 and warned of a slowdown, were eased

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady amid continued inflation rates below 2%. The European Central Bank (“ECB”) also announced a delay in rate hikes.

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M&A and Capital Markets Update Q4 2018

Despite a pullback in public markets at the end of Q4, M&A activity remained strong in 2018, finishing the year with the second-highest total deal value on record.

The average EV / EBITDA multiple across North America and Europe rose to 7.2x driven by increased competition and an abundance of undeployed capital.

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