M&A evens out in B2B; consumer sector remains in flux
May 30, 2017
Revamped and expanded, the first two RSM US quarterly spotlights are now available, providing in-depth analysis of M&A and private equity activity in the B2B and consumer products sectors, grounded in PitchBook datasets.
Widening the scope of datasets to include all of North America and Europe, the reports draw on the insights of RSM industry experts. Highlights include:
How the RSM US Middle-Market Business Index soared to 129.8 in the first quarter of 2017, indicating business sentiment is still waxing positive
Even as North American M&A volume in B2B fell from recent highs throughout 2016, rates evened out in the past two quarters
The consumer sector remains roiled by innovation, yet in any disruptive period drivers for consolidation or acquisition opportunities emerge, with Europe experiencing a resurgence in M&A activity
Download the B2B Spotlight here and the consumer-focused counterpart here.