Despite the uncertainty surrounding the US election and the global economy, middle-market loan volumes remained firm in 2016, thanks in large part to a strong fourth quarter. There was strong activity in LBO and dividend transactions, and acquisition volume reached its highest level in more than a year. Find out more in the latest issue of BMO Harris Bank's Transaction Trends.
We also offer a 2017 economic outlook from BMO Capital Markets' Senior Economist Sal Guatieri, and we take a look at the pricing trends that appear to be taking shape in 2017.
To learn what's behind these and other data points in middle-market deals, download the full issue of Transaction Trends. You can contact Stephen R. Isaacs, BMO Harris Bank Managing Director-Group Head, Sponsor Finance at firstname.lastname@example.org. This article represents the views of the author only and does not necessarily represent the views of PitchBook.