According to the Mergers & Acquisitions M&A Conditions Index (MACI), momentum picked up in December for middle market M&A, reflecting enthusiasm about the election results as well as representing the traditional year-end push to wrap up deals. The December composite score rose to 55.4, which tied for the highest composite score achieved in 2016.
Survey participants suggested that increased activity will lead to more middle market M&A activity in 2017.
About the MACI
The MACI is a composite index of mergers and acquisitions activity and conditions in the U.S. It is the result of the Mergers & Acquisitions’ survey of executives in private equity firms, investment banks, lenders and advisor firms to track activity such as deals announced and deals completed, as well as acquisitions and divestitures.
Source: Courtesy of www.themiddlemarket.com