Gray, Gray & Gray and leading M&A professionals kicked off the official start of summer with the seventh invitation-only DealMakers event on June 24th. The event, which was held at Sky Restaurant in Norwood, MA, brought together nearly 40 members of the New England M&A community for deal flow opportunities and a lively roundtable discussion about trends and market activities. Continue reading
The general consensus among those in attendance was that the M&A market remains robust for solid companies, but has cooled for companies that are not fully prepared to go to market. As a result, M&A activity has picked up again during the first quarter of the year, with multiples increasing. Continue reading
This week’s invitation-only DealMakers event will join M&A leaders from Gray, Gray & Gray, Bank of America, Burns & Levinson, and Business Capital Exchange for a lively roundtable discussion about marketplace dynamics, transactional trends and the lending environment, as well as pre-sale planning and tax planning.
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By Ryan Doyle, Supervisor
Gray, Gray & Gray, LLP
Although the sluggish economic recovery continues to affect merger & acquisition activity, there are deals to be made for those who are flexible enough to adapt to changing times. That’s the message received by the 40 M&A industry leaders who attended the October 2013 DealMakers event in Norwood, hosted by Gray, Gray & Gray, and co-sponsored by Webster Bank, Seyfarth Shaw, and Axiom Capital Group.
This month’s panel of experts started the session with a look at the “pulse” of the M&A market. The general consensus is that there is a faint heart beat in the lower and middle M&A market. There is more than enough capital available, but a dearth of quality deals has quieted activity. Continue reading