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Market Pulse Survey – Where Are Business Values Trending?

Business Sales and M&A Specialists

Presented by IBBA, M&A Source and in Partnership with Pepperdine University

Private equity is extremely active in the lower middle market, and that’s pushing values upward,” said Craig Everett, PhD, director of the Pepperdine Private Capital Markets Project at the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. “Industry reports suggest private equity has nearly $2.5 trillion in unspent cash right now. Many of them are shifting resources down to the Lower Middle Market in order to maximize their chances of winning a deal and putting that cash to work.”