Mergers & Acquisitions Outlook and COVID-19 Update

Deal data is now available through the end of the second quarter 2020. In this report, we review our region’s most active industry sectors and offer an outlook for Fall 2020. We now have data to back up our initial insights into the COVID-19 impact on the U.S. economy, specific industry sectors and the outlook for M&A.  As forecast in ...

Surprises to selling a company in COVID-19

We had several acquisitions working in March when everything shut down and were not expecting to initiate any new engagements until late summer. However, we did start discussions on a new acquisition at the end of May. Surprisingly to us, the response was overwhelmingly positive and, as of last week, we have nine bona fide offers to acquire this company, five of which are at or above pre-COVID market value. How could this be?

M&A Outlook for Spring 2020; Q4 2019 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and provides an outlook for Spring 2020. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,

How does a Presidential Election Impact the Sale of My Business?

What happens to M&A in the run up to the 2020 Presidential Election? In past election years with an incumbent President, there has been a slowdown in M&A activity from October into mid-November, but how about 2016? Most experts got it wrong. Prior to the 2016 Presidential election, …

Conroe Concrete acquired by SRM

Conroe Concrete (Yancey Ready-Mix) has been acquired by SRM Concrete. The buyer, SRM Concrete is among the fastest-growing concrete companies in the US, with over 200 locations across 14 states in the Eastern US, expanding South, acquiring ten concrete companies in 2018 and exceeding that growth again in 2019. ClearRidge advised the owners of Conroe Concrete (Yancey Ready-Mix) on the sale.

M&A Outlook for Winter 2019/20; Q3 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and provides an outlook for Winter 2019/20. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,...

MAC Systems acquired by Summit Companies (CI Capital Partners)

MAC Systems (www.macsystems.co) has been acquired by Summit Companies (CI Capital Partners). The buyer, Summit Companies, is a leading provider of fire life safety services designed to protect buildings, assets and people all across the US. ClearRidge advised the owners of MAC Systems on the sale.

Is 2020 the right time to sell my company?

We were recently asked by a client if current market conditions are right for the sale of his company. There are two parts to the question: “current market conditions” and “for his company.”  The primary driver of the decision should be an analysis of his particular, unique business.  Current market conditions are an external driver of his company's performance and also impact the price a buyer will pay for his company, but they are only one factor of many factors that impact business valuation and timing for a sale.

M&A Outlook for Fall 2019; Q2 Transaction Report

In this report, ClearRidge reviews the region’s most active industry sectors and provides an outlook for Fall 2019. Aerospace, Chemicals, Construction, Engineering, Energy, Healthcare,...

Sayed Feghali Cardiology Assoc. acquired by Medical Center Cardiovascular Association

ClearRidge advised the owners of Sayed Feghali Cardiology Association on the sale. The owners of Medical Center Cardiovascular Association acquired the practice and will continue to operate out of Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
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