M&A Quarterly Update Q1 2019
The Bridgepoint Midwest M&A Index, a measure of corporate merger and acquisition activity in the U.S. Midwest region.
Public physician practices, surgery centers and hospitals are currently trading at a median multiple of 9.8x (TEV / LTM EBITDA), down from the most recent cycle peak of 11.0x reached in June 2015.
Industry valuations follow the S&P 500 index relatively closely. However, public market data is limited as most providers are private.
‘Tis the season of giving, which got us thinking about how and when businesses make charitable contributions. Many owners see this as a way to give back to the community that supported the company and helped it grow.
Mergers and acquisitions, two very similar but very different business transitions. Mike Anderson, Managing Director at Bridgepoint Investment Bank broke down the difference in the most recent issue of the Midlands Business Journal. Anderson was asked to break down these two ideas and how companies should approach a sale, by Lee Nelson, staff writer of the Midlands Business Journal.