M&A in Manufacturing: No Alarm Bells Just Yet

April 2016

Nuanced trends in merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the manufacturing and distribution (M&D) industry have industry stakeholders wondering whether they’ll see a trough or bear market throughout the remainder of the year.

According to BDO Capital Advisors’ latest M&D M&A Outlook and Review—which analyzes statistics, trends and market rumblings in the industry—cautious optimism remains despite slowed transaction activity and a drop in multiples.