Middle market M&A transaction volume seems to have settled at a more “normal” level for the first half of 2016. The blistering pace of 2015 was not sustainable and there was certainty that 2016 would be down, but the question was, “how much?” especially given the chaos of Brexit, acts of terrorism and the almost circus-like craziness of the political season. These events have failed to curb the middle market’s appetite for strategic transactions. Q2 2016 transaction volume seems to be relatively consistent with the very healthy pace of Q1 2016.
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