2019 TIC Report
2018 was a prosperous year for TIC sector M&A activity, numbering 128 transactions, the most of the six years analyzed (2013 to 2018). However, TIC M&A decreased in each subsequent quarter of 2018 after the first quarter saw the second highest transaction count (38) of any quarter since the beginning of 2013.
In this report, we discuss the overall M&A outlook, outline industry trends and their potential benefits for industry participants and discuss the various opportunities in the sector, from favorable regulatory trends to innovative technology.
Robert TymowskiManaging Director
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