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The market for M&A is thriving

3 Jun 2021

The market for M&A seems to reach an all-time-high in both Germany and Sweden. In an interview with Swedish TV “DITV” Anders Elgemyr, Managing Partner at Carlsquare Stockholm, talks about the current M&A market.

As the analysis shows, there was a slight drop in M&A transactions in Germany during 2020, due to Covid 19.

“We could see that many clients took a break during spring. But in our main industries, we did not see a real slow down at all. The appetite for growth in tech companies maintained according to our internal numbers. The only thing that changed was that the deals were done on-line without any personal meetings. That was a huge change,” says Anders Elgemyr.

Last year Carlsquare completed 36 transactions in total, giving the company the number one position in the market for small- and midcap companies.

In Sweden there was no slow down at all due to Covid 19.

“Both in Sweden and in Germany we are expecting an all-time-high for M&A in 2021. The market is super-hot. A lot of capital and an appetite for growth are driving forces in the market,” says Anders Elgemyr.

Link to DITV (in Swedish only)

The market for M&A is thriving