Facilities Management Services M&A Market Review Q4 2011

Gambit Corporate Finance LLP is pleased to announce the publication of its Facilities Management Services M&A Market Review for Q4 2011.

Facilities Management Services M&A Overview
2011 saw 285 deals complete within the facilities management sector, a reduction of almost 10% from the 316 deals completed during 2010. This reflects the degree of caution felt through the year in the face of uncertainty. Going into 2012, we expect transaction levels to pick up as companies move from rationalisation towards increased expansion and investment…

Feature Article: Looking towards 201
Recent publications and commentary regarding the outlook for the facilities management sector in 2012 have been relatively optimistic, with expectations of increased M&A activity, an increase in recruitment and an economic recovery in the UK anticipated to be sooner rather than later. However, such a positive outlook could be turned on its head by an economic collapse in the Eurozone which makes up 50% of the UK’s export market… 

Valuation Parameters
The average EV/EBITDA has remained fairly consistent throughout 2011 with a peak evident in Q2, in line with average stock price volatility experienced throughout the year due to the growing uncertainty in the Eurozone. The improvement in Q4 figures is an encouraging sign going into 2012… 

Current Opportunities
Gambit Corporate Finance LLP currently has clients seeking acquisitions across many business services sub-sectors. To find out more about our current mandates across the network click here

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