Mergers & Acquisitions Quarterly Newsletter - Fourth Quarter 2019
Orchestrating a successful transaction is both a business endeavor and an art form, requiring knowledge of industry and market subtleties. The KeyBanc Capital Markets® mergers and acquisitions teams are fiercely dedicated to analyzing the multitude of complex factors together with an understanding of our clients to realize a successful transaction. We leverage our deep investment banking expertise and expansive networks of both private equity firms and corporate relationships to deliver a full range of M&A options.
Key takeaways from our most recent M&A newsletter
- In Q4'19, total M&A transaction volume decreased 5.1% YoY while total transaction value increased 11.0% YoY
- Strong economic fundamentals continue to create a compelling backdrop for corporate earnings and M&A activity
- Private equity funds hold nearly $1.6 trillion of dry powder reserves and are actively looking to deploy capital
- Attractive financing conditions continue to support increased competition and elevated valuations