In our 13th annual survey, we polled senior executives across
the nation—CEOs, CFOs, owners, managing directors
and other professionals involved in M&A activity within
their respective firms—to measure their experiences and
outlook on mergers and acquisitions in the coming year.
We would like to thank all survey respondents for their time
and the insights they shared for this report.
What Lies Ahead for M&A:
Optimism in Volatile Times
For the first time in three years, optimism is returning
to the M&A landscape, according to the M&A
professionals responding to Dykema’s 13th annual
M&A Outlook Survey. Respondents indicated their
past neutral market sentiment is being overtaken by
strengthening confidence this year.
Much has transpired since we published last year’s
report. In 2016, M&A professionals were still processing
the recent British vote to leave
In our 13th annual survey, we polled senior execu
What Lies Ahead for M&A: Optimism in Volatile Tim
The Year Ahead: Middle Market Deals Set the Pace
M&A Market Drivers and Obstacles For the fourth
Buyers and Valuation Strategic U.S. buyers are
Private Companies in Play This year, almost 80
U.S. Economy The uptick in the M&A market outlo
The Trump Effect The single most noteworthy, an
Global Economy Respondents saw the uncertainty
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