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.
Despite declines in overall capital raised, there were more funds closed in 2Q 2019 versus 1Q 2019. At the current rate, 2019 is slated to easily surpass the overall fundraising numbers from 2018.
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