Assembling value: First-quarter 2014 industrial manufacturing industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

April 2014
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Assembling value: First-quarter 2014 industrial manufacturing industry mergers and acquisitions analysis

At a glance

Industrial manufacturing mergers and acquisitions activity rose in the second half of the year, with oil and gas end-markets driving deals in the industrial machinery sector. Deal strategies are expected to shift to growth-oriented transactions in 2014.

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Assembling value is a quarterly analysis of global merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the industrial manufacturing industry. Each edition includes a review of overall deal activity for the quarter and year-to-date and a summary of large deals.

Here’s a snapshot of the perspectives you’ll find in this quarter’s report:

  • Industrial manufacturing M&A is off to a solid start in Q1 as mega deals drive value
  • Local market deals remain a favorable option as dealmakers look to mitigate risks
  • Manufacturers continue to offload non-core businesses and look to fast growing segments

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