Category: Advice & Insight

COVID-19 Impact on the M&A Market Environment

May 05, 2020 | Advice & Insight

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a significant impact on the global economy with most experts forecasting a sharp decline in the global GDP for 2020, with the possibility the residual impact continues into 2021. M&A activity had started to soften prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, and it is now expected that M&A activity will be […]

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Insights on M&A from AAOMS Annual Meeting

Oct 23, 2019 | Advice & Insight, News

While attending the recent American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Annual Meeting in Boston, John Hull, Managing Director at The Fortune Group, had the opportunity to discuss and confirm the emerging consensus opinion that M&A activity involving OMS practices is increasing due to changes in the economics of healthcare and the demographics and succession […]

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The Fortune Group’s John Hull Featured in the St. Louis Business Journal

Aug 05, 2019 | Advice & Insight, News

Managing Director John Hull was recently featured in the St. Louis Business Journal discussing the St. Louis region’s M&A activity. “The M&A market remains vibrant . . . there may not be a better time [for potential sellers] to pursue a sale,” Hull said. Read the full article at St. Louis Business Journal site, or […]

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John Hull Discusses M&A Outlook for 2019 with the St. Louis Business Journal

Mar 02, 2019 | Advice & Insight, News

The Fortune Group’s John Hull was recently featured in a St. Louis Business Journal article to discuss the region’s M&A activity in 2018 and outlook for 2019. “Overall, The Fortune Group projects M&A activity in the middle market to remain strong in 2019, although companies in highly cyclical industries may begin to experience diminished opportunities,” […]

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John Hull Discusses the M&A Market with the St. Louis Business Journal

Aug 24, 2018 | Advice & Insight, News

The St. Louis Business Journal featured The Fortune Group’s John Hull in their August 2018 issue to discuss the recent influx in mergers and acquisitions. But what exactly is driving dealmaking? “Transactional activity has been buoyed by the corporate tax rate reduction and strong economic growth. High valuations continue to motivate sellers, and buyers are looking […]

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