Research

M&A Madness: Dealmaking on Pace for Record in Valuation

A flurry of deal making in 2015 has set merger and acquisition activity on pace to surpass last year’s all-time record $1.5 trillion in transaction valuation, according to PitchBook.

Cultural Integration Key to Successful Mid-Market Mergers—West Monroe Study

As middle-market companies gear up for more acquisitions in the improving economy, they must navigate cultural integration issues in order to be successful, a new study finds.

Growth Economy Data Gears up the Middle Market

ACG’s newest Growth Economy data shows that midsize companies are responsible for a disproportionate share of economic improvement as measured by revenue and job creation.

Report Details Bright Outlook for PE in the Empire State

New York’s middle-market private equity industry is seeing robust activity, according to a report from ACG New York and PitchBook.

Access to Capital: How Middle-Market Companies Secure Funds to Grow

Attitudes toward borrowing to finance growth vary by company size, with midsize firms reluctant to take on debt for expansion, new research shows.