FaMAS’ selection of TOP active middle market transactions in February 2021

Today, I had an interesting conversation with an MD of a large German electronics group. He said, one of the biggest challenges in the last 12 months was supply chain disruption. His company had suffered from it in every month since February. He indicated, had he been prepared for it with local suppliers as second […]

Happy New Year from FaMAS!

In Germany, international M&A / finance transactions among SMEs have decreased by around 80%. This was the result of our evaluation of approx. 3000 international investor contacts. All in all, this is good for investors and buyers. They were able to achieve better conditions with less competition. However, this is again bad for companies and […]

Deal flow numbers

As you know FaMAS screens hundreds of transaction per year and communicates with thousands of M&A professionals. Corona impacted in many ways how M&A and Private Equity deals are done. Last time I wrote about changes in valuation. Today I want to shed some observations on deal flow numbers. Here is what happened: Clearly, March, […]

Private Equity

The last weeks I had a fair number of conversations with Private equity investors and target companies in Germany.  Many argued almost the same to market themselves to a respective target company: We are entrepreneurial We are very fast decision makers We work closely with management We focus on x Mio deal size, but we […]