QUARTERLY M&A MARKET PULSE: 2023 QUARTER 4
Join Scott Mashuda for an exclusive presentation on the upcoming trends for Quarter 4 2023 in lower-middle market M&A.
The M&A market is a barometer for the broader business environment. It reflects economic conditions, industry-specific challenges and opportunities, as well as investor sentiment. By understanding the trends in this space, businesses can better position themselves for growth, partnerships, and potential exits.
Scott will kick off the session by discussing current market conditions. What external factors are influencing the M&A landscape? How are global events, technological advancements, and shifts in consumer behavior impacting the decisions of buyers and sellers? These are just a few of the questions that will be addressed, providing attendees with a holistic view of the market's driving forces.
Scott will also cover industry sectors and delve into which sectors are currently active and why, as well as those that are less active. Other topics of interest are valuation multiplies, and the latest deal trends in this comprehensive session.
- Current M&A market conditions
- Anticipated M&A market conditions for the rest of 2023 and early 2024
- Valuation trends
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Meet Scott Mashuda:
Mr. Mashuda is responsible for the firm’s growth and strategic vision. He has over 20 years of mergers and acquisitions and business valuation experience. He has represented both public and private companies in matters of sale, purchase, valuation, and restructuring.
Mr. Mashuda is a faculty member at the Exit Planning Institute, where he teaches the “Third Party Sales and M&A Process” module for the Institute's “Certified Exit Planning Advisor” designation program.
In January 2017, Mr. Mashuda was named to the Board of Governors of the M&A Source, where he has served in various roles including past chair of the marketing committee and chair of sponsorship. Mr. Mashuda is the Chair of M&A Source for 2023.
Mr. Mashuda was named one of the 2013 “40 Under 40” top M&A service providers by The M&A Advisor. He is an active member of the Cleveland Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. He has served as an adjunct professor of entrepreneurial finance at Duquesne University’s Palumbo Donahue School of Business and Treasurer of the Allegheny HYP Club.
Prior to founding REAG with Mr. Todd Torquato in 2004, Mr. Mashuda served as a senior valuation analyst at accounting firm Ernst & Young.