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Dec. 8, 2015
martinwolf  Publication
Q4 Valuation & Deal Insights

Thanks to strong economic indicators such the latest job report, the Fed has indicated that it is finally nearing a decision to raise interest rates from the near-zero level it has remained at since December 2008. Today, martin wolf provides our own set of economic indicators: current valuation multiples and other financial statistics in the areas of IT Services, IT Supply Chain, BPO and Software.

In this issue, Marty looks at some of the key economic trends impacting the IT industry, chief among them what a rise in interest rates today says about the status of the global economy. The new normal across the global economy appears to be low growth at best, and companies need to do everything they can to succeed in such an environment if they want to build maximum value.

Marty also looks at two trends heading in opposite directions - a new record for global M&A as companies turn to inorganic growth to replace organic growth, and the lowered impact of IPOs as private equity markets and M&A displace public markets as means of exit.

In addition to Marty's column, expect an overview of year-to-date M&A by industry and geography, financial metrics by sector and an updated list of the top ten disclosed transactions so far this year across the various sectors we track.

To read the complete edition of martinwolf VDI , click here.

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With offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, martinwolf is a leading M&A Advisory focused on middle market companies in the IT Services, IT Supply Chain, IT-Enabled Business Process Outsourcing and Software as a Service (SaaS) space. Since 1997, our team has completed more than 140 transactions in nineteen countries and sold seven divisions of Fortune 500 companies. 

 

The firm is also a presenting sponsor of the Global IT M&A Forum.   

 

martinwolf is a member of FINRA and SIPC. For more information, visit www.martinwolf.com.  

 

To learn more about martinwolf, contact Matthew Putzulu at mputzulu@martinwolf.com.

 

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