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2017 Merger & Acquisition Survey
Release date: August 18, 2017 (digital), September 1, 2017 (print)
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Available now: 2016 Merger & Acquisition Survey
If you’re considering selling your firm, use the Merger & Acquisition Survey to:
- Find out what today’s buyers are looking for–who, where, and what
- See what kind of price you can expect for your firm
- Learn what’s motivating other sellers like yourself, and what buyers are hoping to achieve through an acquisition
If you’re considering buying another firm, use the Merger & Acquisition Survey to:
- Learn how long it takes to buy or sell a firm, from start to finish
- Find out how many firms are satisfied with the acquisitions they’ve made
If you’ve recently completed a merger or acquisition deal, use the Merger & Acquisition Survey to:
- Learn how the price you paid or the amount you received compares with other similar deals
- Find out if your peers or competitors also recently completed any transactions
- Compare the success of your firm’s transactions with other firms’ successful (or not successful) transactions
With all the changes the A/E industry has faced in recent years, more firms than ever are including a merger or acquisition in their strategic plan. If you think a merger or acquisition may be in your future– and even if it’s not currently in your firm’s plan– you’ll want to see the results in the 2017 Merger & Acquisition Survey of Architecture, Engineering, Planning & Environmental Consulting Firms. It's the most comprehensive report available on the real buying, selling, and merging activity in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industry today.
This all-inclusive report breaks data down by firm type, discipline, market sector, revenue size, region of the firm's headquarters office, staff size, firm growth rate, and firm profit. You'll be able to make comparisons between your firm–or one you're looking to buy–and the rest of the industry.
If you're interested in a merger or a sale, you'll be able to use this data to find out if there's a market for your firm. Find out what types and sizes of firms buyers are looking for, and see what price you can expect to receive for your firm. See if buyers are still buying, or if the economy has cooled the market.
If you're interested in an acquisition, you'll find out how successful other firms' acquisitions have been and what you can expect to see in a purchase price. Other acquisition data included are the length of time it takes to buy a firm and whether firms are using asset or stock purchase deal structures to make acquisitions.
If you've recently completed a merger or acquisition deal, you'll see how the price you paid or the amount you received compares with other similar deals and you'll be able to compare other important details such as the degree of success or failure of the deal.
The 2017 Merger & Acquisition Survey goes beyond benchmarking statistics to provide invaluable advice from our experts. It also provides descriptions of more than 300 transactions of AEC firms that have bought, merged, or been sold since 2009– these descriptions include firm names, locations, staff size, revenues, firm services, and other important details to help you gain valuable insight into recent M&A activity in the industry.
Even if M&A activity isn't currently in your firm's plans, it may be sooner than you think, so you'll still need a copy of this new resource. Don't miss out on the 2017 Merger & Acquisition Survey! Whether you want to get a projected value for your own firm or one you're looking to buy or you want to find out how the details of the deal you recently made compare to other similar deals, this report has the answers you need.
This is only a sampling of the information covered in this report. Information on potential acquisition targets, reasons for an acquisition, projected firm sale prices, and reasons for a firm sale are also included. With the 2017 Merger & Acquisition Survey, not only will you see where your firm stands in every area of the merger and acquisition process, you'll get the information you need to start planning for your firm's future. Join the thousands of firms that have enjoyed the benefits of this annual survey–secure your copy today!