Crystal Ball 2020: What’s in Store?

Global PE fundraising could fall below 2019 totals. Most of the large PE firms raised record-setting sums in 2019. Many will be focusing on the capital deployment phase in 2020.

Technology and healthcare will continue to be a significant focus for investments in 2020 — specifically, artificial intelligence, home-based healthcare, and cloud-based data-infrastructure.

Expectations are high from lenders that add-on activity will drive 2020 deal flow, while buyout activity will face difficulties in reaching closure.

Scrutiny from auditors, regulators, and investors will continue into 2020. Industries impacted by tariffs will be most scrutinized, along with the healthcare industry, both of which will also likely see disruption dependant upon the outcome of the 2020 U.S. elections.

2019 Year in Review Highlights

Mergers & Acquisitions

Observations of 2019’s business combination deal activity.

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Private Equity

Takeaways and observations from private equity market activity in 2019.

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Private Debt

Metrics summarizing 2019 activity in the private debt environment.

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2019's Notable Accounting Standard Impacts

2019's Notable Accounting Standard Impacts

New guidance from FASB continues to grow in complexity, and in 2019 that translated to noticeable bandwidth effects on financial reporting professionals.

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2019 By the Numbers

2019 By the Numbers

We are proud to share a list of our accomplishments, successes, and completed client engagements that helped define a transformative year.

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