Industry Reports

Q1 2017
A quick review of the marketplace for industrial equipment brings to mind the famous text used by Charles Dickens at the start of A Tale of Two Cities, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness.”
Q1 2017
Steady as she goes seems to be the mantra of the day. While the over all economy is still riding a short-term wave of optimism regarding the recent presidential election, many staffing and human capital businesses are taking a wait and see approach before making any dramatic changes to policy or operations.
Q1 2017
The US Fertility Clinic market has come of age and is ripe for a merger and acquisition cycle.  Advancements in fertility technologies have resulted in higher success rates, and thanks to strong economic conditions, rising per capita disposable income, and greater awareness and acceptance of fertility treatments, the industry has enjoyed consistent growth and has reached an estimated $1.9 billion in revenue in 2016.
Q1 2017
In 2016, 54 identified transactions were announced or closed in the Medical Device Outsourcing industry. Although the majority of transactions were conducted by strategic buyers, private equity was active in the sector both as buyers as well as sellers.
Q1 2017
The Food & Beverage industry saw robust M&A volume in 2016 due to strong economic growth and demand for better-for-you (BFY) snacks and beverage products. According to data published in November by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 3.2% in the 3rd quarter of 2016. 
Q1 2017
A strong macroeconomic climate and a growing desire among consumers to lead active, healthy lifestyles has resulted in increased deal volume and premium multiples in the Recreational Products industry.
Q1 2017
Transaction volume in 2016 remained consistent with the levels seen in the year prior, indicating a strong demand to make acquisitions by both strategic and private equity buyers. Strategics remained highly active in the sector, accounting for 66.0% of transaction volume.  
Q4 2016
Year-to-date, 91 transactions have been announced or completed in the MRO industry, making it the most robust year ever recorded by Capstone. An increasing interest in MRO outsourcing is projected to drive industry demand.  
Q4 2016
The global EH&S services segment (including consulting, project management, analytics, training, implementation, auditing and certification) is projected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 12.0% reaching $8.3 billion in 2024, according to Transparency Market Research.  
Q4 2016
Merger and acquisition activity in the Personal Care Products & Services industry has been robust, with a record-high 126 transactions announced or completed through the end of November 2016. 

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