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December 17, 2014

Blog: Another Big Year for M&A

We recently shared on this blog how corporate bankruptcy filings continue to trend down, with filings expected to come in at multi-year lows in 2014. But there is a flip-side to every story: as bankruptcy continues to soften, M&A continues to heat up.

Mergers & Acquisitions recently reported that, despite a dip in deals in November, middle market M&A volume is on track to surpass recent years in terms of deal volume and value. 2,203 transactions with a value of $293 billion have been completed in the first 11 months of the year. The dollar value of deals is the highest since 2007.

This data confirms our experience in 2014, as Conway MacKenzie professionals have been busy helping clients find, analyze and close transactions at a brisk clip. To learn more about how our Transaction Services team maximizes value and minimizes risk in the transaction process, please click here.