Research Reveals Excitement About Future Transactions and Positive Outlook for Near-Term M&A
Harris Williams & Co., a preeminent middle market investment bank focused on the advisory needs of clients worldwide, releases proprietary research about M&A conducted as part of an exclusive partnership with Inc., the only major media brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies. The study, fielded by Inc. and Harris Williams & Co., surveyed nearly 700 CEOs and top executives of privately held, high growth companies that have been recognized on the Inc. 5000 lists. The research provides insight into middle market companies across a wide range of industries about near-term plans for M&A. The results show that about 81% of survey respondents are interested in M&A over the next three years. The majority of respondents, 52%, indicated that they anticipate to sell their business, but only 25% currently have a detailed exit strategy in place. Please click here to review the full white paper analyzing the research results, which is published on Harris Williams & Co.’s website.