Global M&A Private Equity Trends

Thriving US Middle Market Fundraising and Resilient Private Equity

Regarding Global M&A Private Equity Trends, looking at the positive news, the US middle-market fundraising landscape remained stable throughout 2022, with 156 funds closing at an aggregate value of $133.5 billion, similar to the figures seen in 2020 and 2021. The top thirty middle-market vehicles accounted …

2023 Trends in e-commerce

In the fast-paced world of e-commerce, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for businesses to thrive. As the industry evolves, new trends emerge, transforming the way we shop online. In this article, we explore four recent merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions that not only reflect the evolving landscape of e-commerce but also shed light …

Baby Products 2022 Trends

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.

E-Commerce Capital Raises – Quick Takes

E-commerce Expected to See M&A Growth in Tough Times [1]

Online sales will continue to grow globally in the long-term, which will drive M&A activity, the investment banking firm of Harris Williams says. Despite the murky forecast for consumer spending amid recessionary fears, many high-quality e-commerce and direct-to-consumer (DTC) businesses that have kept scaling post …

Amazon Quick Takes October 2022

Amazon Adds New Revenue Streams[1]

The Good News:

Amazon said it will host a second Prime Day-like event, a “Prime-exclusive shopping event,” in October. Customers purchased more than 300 million items during its July Prime Day event.

The Bad News:

Amazon reported slowing sales and a net loss for the second straight quarter in …