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  • M&A Market Reviews:
    Logistics and Supply Chain sector

M&A Market Reviews: Logistics and Supply Chain sector

27 October 2020

2020 Q3 Logistics & Supply Chain Sector M&A Snapshot - The Re-emerging appetite for M&A

Faced with the effects of the on-going pandemic, and Brexit negotiations, there is still a great deal of uncertainty in the economy. Sector performance is being driven by the nature of the end-customer markets and the ability of businesses to adapt. 

An increase in Q3 M&A activity suggests trade buyers and investors arestarting to see opportunities to generate value. Although deal volume year todate is significantly down on the previous year, there continues to be strong activity from key operators, and some larger deals reflect the appetite for market leadership and opportunity for operational performance benefits inscale. 

Based on the conversations we are having in the market, companies continue to show appetite to make acquisitions in the forthcoming months, to support the changing demands of the economic landscape, and the opportunities and challenges it presents.


Previous M&A annual reports and market snapshots for the logistics and supply chain sector: