Industry Reports

Published on: 01/23/2020
Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) industry was robust in 2019 with 150 deals announced or completed. Capstone Headwaters expects deal activity in the industry to remain strong through 2020, supported by its recession resilience and buyers looking to expand market share.
Published on: 01/23/2020
Capstone Headwaters has posted its 2019 Year in Review Packaging Coverage Report. The Packaging industry attracted significant merger and acquisition (M&A) activity from buyers who primarily targeted packaging product manufacturers (57.1% of deals) and service providers (33.6% of deals).  
Published on: 01/09/2020
Deal activity was robust in 2019, with 147 deals announced or completed globally, eclipsing 2018 levels.  Strategic buyers comprised 59.2% of total transaction volume and public companies were its largest component, representing 32.7% of acquisition volume. 
Published on: 01/09/2020
Heightened merger and acquisition (M&A) activity has been fueled by persistent demand for disruptive and scalable technology as industry operators seek to expand product offerings and market share. 
Published on: 01/09/2020
Robust consolidation activity among outsourced pharmaceutical providers, particularly Contract Development and Manufacturing Organizations (CDMOs) and Contract Research Organizations (CROs), has been driven by pharmaceutical companies seeking to reduce costs and obtain expertise and talent associated with all phases of drug development and production.  
Published on: 01/09/2020
Demand in the Aggregates industry has been fueled by robust activity across Nonbuilding, Nonresidential, and Residential sectors, with construction starts surging 37% in November to a seasonally adjusted rate of $988.9 billion, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.
Published on: 01/06/2020
Demand in the Recreational Products industry has been driven by robust U.S. consumer spending, e-commerce sales growth, health-conscious purchasing preferences, and rising outdoor activity participation.  
Published on: 01/02/2020
Demand in the Building Products industry has been fueled by low interest rates, heightened public construction spending, and a robust level of backlog activity.
Published on: 12/19/2019
Steady wage growth and historically low unemployment have supported industry dynamics such as pet humanization, rising pet ownership, and expanding insurance coverage, garnering significant industry tailwinds and subsequent merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities.
Published on: 12/18/2019
Steady waste volumes in Commercial & Residential sectors, upward pressure on landfill pricing yields, and heightened demand for sustainable waste management solutions have contributed to persistent demand for waste & recycling investments.

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