Quality Buyers Outnumber Quality Sellers
Greg Lafin is managing director of Oakbrook Terrace-based Wolf Capital LLC and executive vice president of the Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries, one of the largest associations of mergers and acquisitions advisers in the Midwest. We recently spoke with Lafin regarding the state of the M&A industry, and what its future holds.
Q:How has the M&A market been affected by the down economy?
A: "For the small, middle-market business, M&A activity peaked in 2007. Many businesses have been affected by the elongated recession and are just now starting to feel a little bit more comfortable with where their businesses are stabilizing. Much of the M&A activity in this market space in 2009 and 2010 dealt with distressed …
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Publication information: Article title: Quality Buyers Outnumber Quality Sellers. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: February 14, 2011. Page number: 19. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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