M&A MARKET UPDATE FEBRUARY 2020 SOUTHEAST MONTHLY REVIEW
Notable Trends in February 2020
For the month of February, deal count was up 27.6% compared to 2019, increasing from 76 deals to 97 deals. The 97 deals are a decrease from the 103 deals the previous month. Year-over-year, total capital invested had a large increase of 76.9% from $9 billion down to $17 billion, but this amount was almost the exact same as the prior month of $20 billion. Both median deal size and the EV/EBITDA multiple decreased year-over-year by 32.7% and 38.3%, respectively. These numbers are also lower in comparison with January.