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M&A in Distribution, Part 1: M&A Mirrors Economy

Opposing forces hindered distribution M&A so far this year. While economic and commodity pressures have cut down on the volume and size of deals, lack of organic growth has companies seeking acquisitions to boost their top lines. This article looks at the current state of M&A and whats in store for the second half of 2016.

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  • Headwinds slowing M&A activity
  • What distributors expect from M&A deals
  • Emerging M&A themes

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