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Distribution Quarterly Review Q2 2019

The first half of 2019 yielded significant M&A activity across numerous subsectors within the distribution market, especially among large global corporates and private equity firms.

Facilities Services Market Update Q2 2019

LTM Q2 2019 revenue and EBITDA generally increased across the Facilities Services Index, with average growth of 5.6% and 5.0%, respectively.

Waste Services Market Update Q2 2019

2019 has continued to be a busy year for M&A in the waste services market driven by strong industry fundamentals and growth across a variety of sub-sectors.

Human Capital Management Services Market Update Q1 2019

Strong secular and cyclical forces continued to impact the human capital management services sector in the first quarter of 2019.

Education Technology & Services Market Update Q1 2019

Transaction activity, both reported and expected, through Q1 2019 remains robust in the education market.

Facilities Services Market Update Q1 2019

Quarter-over-quarter stock indices increased, with the Lincoln Facilities Services index increasing 14.4%.

Q&A: How labor market growth, export of services and horizontalization across verticals are driving opportunity

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Distribution Market Update Q4 2018

2018 was an active year for M&A in the Distribution market across numerous sub-verticals. Both strategic and private equity buyers remained very active.

Gain Insight into the Mid-Market

We focus on the segment that powers the global economy: the mid-market. Our first-of its kind quarterly index tracks the enterprise value of more than 1,300 privately held, mid-market portfolio companies for approximately 100 sponsors and lenders. New for this quarter, the index also includes equity values of mid-market companies.

  • Quarterly index provides a unique measurement of changes in enterprise value of private middle market companies
  • Provides a key benchmarking tool for private equity sponsors and institutional investors
  • Six key industry indices: Business Services, Consumer, Energy, Healthcare, Industrials and Technology
  • Shows high correlation to public U.S. stock markets but less volatility

The Lincoln MMI provide clients with unique access to information for measuring and benchmarking the performance of their companies and portfolios against several key indicators.

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Facilities Services Market Update Q4 2018

LTM Q4 2018 revenue and EBITDA generally increased across the FS Index, with average growth of 4.4% and 2.3%, respectively.

Waste Services Market Update Q4 2018

Lincoln International expects M&A activity – and valuations – in the Waste Services market to remain strong in 2019.

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