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M&A in the business services space has been on a consistent three quarter climb since Q2 of last year. And it’s not just the obvious, pandemic-driven verticals within business services that are getting the attention from investors.
The theory behind the seemingly sudden interest in the general business services space has a lot to do with rising digital tides and an increasing reliance on outsourced experts to ride those digital waves. Businesses understand that digital capabilities are table stakes. Materializing that understanding is where the business services industry thrives. Head over to this week’s featured Industry Trends article to read more about the other trends driving the volume of business services deals up and to the right.
Top 50 Business Services Investors and M&A Advisors
Next week we’ll be releasing our 2021 Top 50 Business Services Investors and M&A Advisors list on Middle Market Review. Subscribe here and keep an eye on that inbox!
Our featured buy-side members this week include distressed-focused investment firm, a firm leveraging their expertise in cyber security to make investments in the space, and a lender led by a team with over 100 years of combined funding and credit experience. On the sell-side we’ll introduce you to a boutique consulting practice and a lawn, landscape, and other green industry-focused M&A advisory firm.
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