M&A Webinar: 2021 Review

Over five hundred registrants tuned in last week for our “Lead Left Presents” 2022 M&A Outlook webinar. Our four panelists crammed in a ton of great content into 60 minutes. Here are a few highlights.

Last year was an “acceleration” of what we saw in 4Q 2020. Not just in sheer volume, but across a variety of sectors. Some slowdown in new deal launches occurred at the end of 2021, thanks to record deal closings.

The Fed’s massive injection of capital boosted equities and “brought courage” to private capital investors. Cash on corporate balance sheets and PE dry powder fueled M&A growth. A supply/demand imbalance of capital outweighing investment opportunities is expected to continue…

▶︎ Read Jan 17 2022 newsletter: here

▶︎ Chart of the Week: here (by The Daily Shot, The Economist, Census Bureau)

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