Industry Reports

Q3 2017
We continue to remain bullish regarding the long-term trends driving growth in the Interconnect Components industry.  We are seeing interest and advances in numerous end user markets including medical, aerospace, transportation, industrial, handheld and various others.  Likewise, due to increasing demands to move more data while simultaneously addressing the need to take up less physical space (often in a ruggedized environment), we are also seeing many innovative solutions come to the market.  Electrical and autonomous vehicle applications are leading the charge, but industr
Q3 2017
E-commerce sales, construction projects, manufacturing, internationaltrade andthe overall increase in consumer spending, have driven demand for the delivery of goods and have created an active M&A environment for the Transportation and Logistics (T&L) Industry. 
Q3 2017
Due to the advantages e-commerce platforms are able to offer over traditional brick-and-mortar stores on price, convenience and product availability, websites are rapidly stealing consumers from traditional retailers and leaving big box stores scrambling to keep up.
Q3 2017
The Aviation Industry continues to attract merger and acquisition (M&A) activity, with several sizeable transactions year-to-date (YTD).  Buyers are targeting companies to acquire new technologies, complementary service offerings, experienced management teams, and to generate negotiating leverage with customers as well as cost-saving synergies.
Q3 2017
SaaS and Cloud companies continue to post strong growth as the industry continues to innovate and more applications migrate to the cloud.  SaaS and Cloud solutions are helping businesses increase productivity and decrease costs across a broad range of industries.  Their recurring revenue business models remain very attractive to both public company buyers and private equity investors.  M&A transaction volume over the last twelve months remains near the five-year high while M&A dollar volume fell due to a lack of megamergers compared to the prior twelve month period.
Q3 2017
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been robust through August, with 183 transactions announced or closed—a slight increase from the 178 year-to-date (YTD) in 2016. While most segments’ activity levels have been similar to 2016, Assisted Living deals have increased from 31 YTD in 2016 to 50 YTD in 2017.
Q3 2017
The upward trajectory of the HCIT market has attracted a flurry of investors year-to-date. Venture funding in the first half of 2017 climbed to an unprecedented level of $3.5 billion, according to RockHealth—a significant 45.8% year-over-year increase.
Q3 2017
 Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the Water Infrastructure Industry has been very robust in 2017, buoyed by improved state and federal government investments,new technologies and demand from downstream infrastructure construction markets.
Q3 2017
Following Capstone’s Q2 report,video solutions continue to be a key growth area for physical security players. The adoption of high definition cameras (and the corresponding systems and network upgrades) will keep integrators busy for the foreseeable future.
Q4 2017
Deal volume in the Behavioral Healthcare industry has picked up through Q3, largely due to an increase in private equity activity.  Add-on acquisitions continue to be a focus, as treatment centers look to expand geographically as well as add service capabilities. 

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