M&A Webinar: 2022 Outlook

Last week we held our first “Lead Left Presents” webinar. 500 attendees heard four top middle-market investment bankers discussing what happened in the M&A market in 2021, and what’s to come for the year ahead.

From a sector perspective, industrials were challenged in 2020, then bounced back sharply last year. Backlogs were “very strong” going into this year. Covid highlighted increased labor costs and motivated businesses to ramp up in areas such as automation, water filtration, and air purification.

Covid “spiked” growth in some areas, but which ones will fall to earth and which are sustainable? Technology and software are “eating the world” by creating…

▶︎ Read Jan 24 2022 newsletter: here

▶︎ Chart of the Week: here (by Natixis, Census, Federal Reserve, BLS)

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