Deal Advisor Digest | Issue 7

Creating Lasting Value Amid Change – What's Your Strategy?

2021 saw record deal activity and the year closed with a strong second half. That momentum has continued into 2022 despite a slight dip during Q1. The road ahead could look much different by year’s end. Whether you’re a buyer or a seller — or both — now is the time to review your M&A playbook, evaluate your strategy, assess all growth options, and prepare for long-term creation of value or a timely exit.

Issue Topics

A New Day

The economic outlook is bright for the months ahead and historically high levels of M&A activity continue

Transaction Trends Continuing

Trends in focus include accelerated deal timelines, prioritizing digital transformation, private equity-backed deals, cross-border M&A and carve-outs and divestitures

2021 Middle Market CFO Outlook Survey – M&A Insights

After the headwinds and market shifts that defined 2020, finance executives have established priorities for the year ahead

Post-Merger Integration Considerations and Checklist

Capturing synergies is critical, particularly when timelines are compressed and valuations are high

Spotlight: The Boom in SPACs

While the formation of SPACs surged during 2020, it’s important to consider their advantages and disadvantages as well as developing SEC regulationsSpotlight: The Boom in SPACs

Business Restructuring Considerations Ahead

As the pandemic recovery proceeds, businesses still facing significant challenges can consider seeking help through business restructuring and turnaround options

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