Two experts discuss buy-side, sell-side considerations
May 10, 2006
Mergers and acquisitions in wholesale distribution have ramped back up in recent years. Whether distributors are looking for an exit strategy, looking to grow by acquisition or just wanting to get a better grasp of coming competitive pressures, it is important to understand this increasingly complex landscape.
Financial Buyers As detailed before in the pages of MDM, private equity firms are pouring money into wholesale distribution companies like never before. The rush is unlikely to abate anytime soon. The competition between financial and strategic buyers has resulted in higher valuations, which is making now a good time for many distributors who have been considering their exit ...