M&A MARKET UPDATE MAY 2020 SOUTHEAST MONTHLY REVIEW
Notable Trends in May 2020
Compared to the previous month, deal count stayed completely flat with a total of 38 deals completed. Meanwhile, capital invested increased 326.3%, which can mainly be contributed to a more positive consumer sentiment about the economy. Year over year, capital invested remained about the same, while deal count decreased 42.4% from 66 deals done in 2019 compared to only 38 deals completed in 2020. Median deal size totaled $305 million in May. This is a significant increase from last month’s total of $88 million and the YOY total of $27 million.