M&A Reaching New Heights in the Emerald City features top industry professionals providing insights on strong 2014 growth and promise in the M&A market, particularly in Washington state.
Join a respected panel of seven M&A experts, hosted by Merrill DataSite, discussing the Pacific Northwest’s current surge in dealmaking success in M&A Reaching New Heights in the Emerald City. The panel considers which companies are attracting the most attention, how deals are being structured and the role that leveraged debt market is playing to fuel deal volume. It also looks at “market frothiness” and what that could mean for the area, as well as high valuations that, as one panelist notes, are “higher, by far, than anything we’ve seen over the last 10 years. The median is about 2.5 times what it was just five years ago.”
- Specific industry sectors being targeted by private equity and strategic investors
- The rise of cross-border M&A transactions in comparison to historic activity
- How sellers should prepare their company for a successful sale