M&A Pros Expect Very Active Deal Scene in 2015
M&A professionals expect 2015 to be an extremely active year for deals, reflecting confidence that economic and market conditions in the U.S. will remain positive, according to a new survey.
KPMG and Mergers & Acquisitions magazine said 82% of those who responded to their 2015 M&A Outlook Survey Report anticipate that their companies or clients will initiate at least one acquisition in 2015, up from 63% in 2014.
Valuations are also expected to increase year over year, with fewer M&A professionals expecting to pursue deals under $250 million, and more respondents expecting to do deals valued upward of $250 million, $500 million and $1 billion. Read more on CFO.com.