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Manufacturing M&A – 2020 Mid-Year Review Part 2

By Nicole Wagner / 2020-08-24

⏱ Reading Time: 3 minutes In our Manufacturing M&A 2020 Mid-Year Review, the complication of COVID-19 paired with an election year’s created an atmosphere of uncertainty for mfrs.

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Manufacturing M&A - 2020 Mid-Year Review

Manufacturing M&A – 2020 Mid-Year Review Part 1

By Nicole Wagner / 2020-08-17

⏱ Reading Time: 3 minutes In Manufacturing M&A – 2020 Mid-Year Review Part 1, 2020 has been a year of unexpected events, the M&A world’s been doing its best to ride the waves.

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Power Transmission

The China Trade Deal and Its Possible Affect on The Gear Manufacturing & Power Transmission M&A Market

By Frances Brunelle / 2020-02-03

⏱ Reading Time: 2 minutes Since Phase 1 of the China Trade Deal was announced, there’s been sharp increase in inquiry regarding gear manufacturing and power transmission. See why.

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Insights From the Latest Market Pulse Report - Accelerated MFG Brokers

Insights From the Latest Market Pulse Report

By Frances Brunelle / 2019-09-12

⏱ Reading Time: 3 minutes The “Market Pulse Report” is published by Pepperdine University and the Graziadio Business School. The purpose of the report is to track on a quarterly basis the businesses being sold in the United States. The report segregates “Main Street” businesses, (those with revenues between $500K to $2MM) and “Lower Middle Market” businesses, (those with revenues between $2MM – $50MM.) At Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers, Inc. we deal with manufacturing companies in the lower middle market category. This article discusses highlights from the Q2 2019 Market Pulse Report for that segment of…

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What’s Trending in M&A for 2019? - Accelerated Manufacturing Brokers

What’s Trending in M&A for 2019?

By Nicole Wagner / 2019-08-27

⏱ Reading Time: 3 minutes M&A continues its rollercoaster ride of activity as we approach the end of the third quarter in 2019. Deals in mining and aerospace are reaching all-time highs while oil and gas have stalled. Overall, the IBBA’s Market Pulse Report indicates manufacturing remains one of the top in-demand industries for M&A in the lower middle market. Below are manufacturing M&A highlights in the first half of 2019.   M&A in Mining M&A in metals & mining has remained relatively stable throughout the first half of 2019. Some representative transactions include the…

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Year in review

Manufacturing M&A – Year End Review & 2019 Predictions

By Frances Brunelle / 2019-01-23

⏱ Reading Time: 3 minutes Here’s a look at the types of manufacturing companies that sold in 2018 and what we’re expecting for 2019. Everything we’ve sold this year (and for the last several years) has had multiple offers. Not only has each listing had multiple offers, but the listings are going under contract with increasing speed. Here are some 2018 highlights:

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Second Quarter 2018 Market Pulse Report

Second Quarter 2018 Market Pulse Report – Positive Trends in Manufacturing

By Frances Brunelle / 2018-11-19

⏱ Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a Look at Three Positive Trends in Manufacturing Experts agree that right now is the hottest time to sell a business—especially in manufacturing M&A. The Market Pulse Report, published by the IBBA and Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, just released its 2018 Q2 report and things are looking great for business owners ready to sell. Here are a few key excerpts from the report: 1. Manufacturing M&A is hotter than hot The Market Pulse report accounts for acquisitions across various industries including business services, restaurants, wholesale, and more. Among these,…

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Manufacturing M&A 2018

Manufacturing M&A 2018 – A Mid-Year Look at The Market

By Frances Brunelle / 2018-08-09

⏱ Reading Time: 3 minutes Each and every week we speak with manufacturing business owners around the country who are preparing to retire. They all have similar questions about the following:  process, valuation, confidentiality and timeframe. There is one overriding question, however, that every business owner wants answered, and that is, “How is the market right now?” For manufacturers, the answer is a resounding “OUTSTANDING!”  In fact, we’re seeing better conditions than we’ve seen in 25 years. Manufacturing M&A 2018 Mid-Year Look Everything we’ve sold this year, (and for the last several years) has had…

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Manufacturing M&A

Good News for Manufacturing M&A in 2017

By Frances Brunelle / 2017-06-16

⏱ Reading Time: 4 minutes A look back at the first half of the calendar year validates earlier predictions for robust 2017 manufacturing M&A activity in the middle market. A recent Citizen’s Bank survey of sellers reveals that owners in the lower and upper-middle market share several common reasons for seeking buyers in the current economy. These include: Owner fatigue: It’s difficult to drive sustainable organic growth without an infusion of capital and the ability to leverage the wider sales and marketing networks of an experienced buyer with deeper pockets and a stronger book of…

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M&A Market

4 Things You Need To Know About The Current Manufacturing M&A Market

By Frances Brunelle / 2016-09-06

⏱ Reading Time: 3 minutes 4 Things You Need To Know About The Current Manufacturing M&A Market   Each quarter the IBBA and M&A Source present the Market Pulse Survey with the support of Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project and Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business & Management. The report measures the current market conditions for businesses sold within the United States. Q2 2016 had some interesting insights for the manufacturing sector that every business owner should be aware of. The report revealed 4 things you need to know about the current Manufacturing M&A Market  …

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