About Leah White

Leah White is an experienced financial professional and a Managing Director with FOCUS Investment Banking. She specializes in e-commerce and technology transactions and enjoys helping entrepreneurs achieve a successful exit.

White Paper: M&A Trends in the Booming Pet Industry

2024-02-12T18:07:23+00:00Consumer, Downloads, White Papers|

The global pet industry has grown dramatically in recent years, despite the downturn in the world economy, driven by increased adoption rates, humanization trends among owners, and e-commerce penetration. The industry has proven to be largely recession-resistant while underlying trends support continued growth in the future, regardless of overall economic conditions.

Baby Products 2022 Trends

2024-01-22T11:03:40+00:00Consumer, E-commerce, Industry Reports|

Middle market business fundamentals remain strong, although some companies are starting to show caution. Revenue growth and hiring have been robust, although companies continue to face challenges in finding skilled workers. There remains a strong appetite for quality deals as valuations have declined slightly. Private equity firms still have about $1 trillion of “dry powder” and appear impatient to put some of that to work. M&A volume moderated slightly in the second half of 2022 and appears unlikely to duplicate 2021’s record pace, but is on track for another strong year.

Amazon: Still your best e-commerce exit ramp

2024-01-22T11:02:36+00:00Blogs, E-commerce, Technology Services|

There’s been a lot of turmoil going in the e-commerce space. Consumers are moving more of their spending back to physical stores, while online retailers are being particularly hard hit by supply chain delays and rising costs. Thrasio, the biggest aggregator, announced layoffs and replaced its CEO. The headlines look pretty grim. What does that mean for your company?

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