Overall, we have experienced a record year in mergers and acquisitions activity, and research shows that Q3 was no exception. According to S&P Global’s Q3 2021 M&A report, M&A deal value in Q3 surpassed $1.07T, eclipsing the previous high in Q4 2020. S&P Global’s report predicts that transaction activity will likely surpass 2018 and 2019 totals by the end of the year.
The chart above demonstrates that the average transaction size YTD is $86.5M, which is 29% higher than in 2020. Buyer interest remains very strong among both financial and strategic buyers, and valuations remain higher than in previous years.
Is Now the Right Time to Sell?
Ultimately, you will need to decide what is best for your business. However, this is an excellent time to look into a potential sale or growth through acquisition. If you would like to be a part of this historic time for M&A activity, contact us today to request a free valuation of your company.
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