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Financial Technology Comment

Investor diversification driven by increasing maturity of the sector and competition “Although the pace of overall investment activity and volume has slowed down slightly in recent months, the progressive development of the FinTech industry is undeniable. While market structures and business models mature, the investor universe expands. In addition to venture capital we see a

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Testing, Inspection & Certification – Sector Report

TIC valuations at historic highs. For how much longer? The M&A market for Testing, Inspection, Certification (TIC) has become even more favorable for sellers: a large number of transactions and valuation multiples are at historic highs, as trade-buyers target external growth and Private Equity (PE) eagerly pursue buy & build projects. We expect buy-side demand

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Business with the Germans – How should French businesses approach the largest European market?

Germany represents an exciting opportunity for business, being Europe’s largest market and one of the most advanced industrial economy’s in the world…

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Major TIC strategics highlight acquisition priorities and confirm significant cash available for M&A

Growth through acquisitions remains a core strategy for the major TIC players and the mid-market is their preferred source of bolt-on opportunities, as illustrated in our latest analysis of recent M&A activity. Competition from private equity is driving high valuations. Although deal quality is dependent on various factors, such as market segment, capacity to scale up

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Automotive Suppliers H1 2017 – M&A & Financial Market Update

M&A among Auto Suppliers picked up notably in H1/2017

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