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Revving the deal engine: Why M&A could hit the accelerator in 2024

When the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market stalls — as it seemed to do last year — there is a tendency to focus on the negatives of tough economic conditions, low risk appetite and rising interest rates. But Pitcher Partners’ Dealmakers survey shows the Australian M&A market is about to go up a few gears in 2024. […]

Mid-market primed for deals in 2024 as valuation gap narrows

Four out of five corporate dealmakers believe Australia’s mid-market investment opportunities are better than those in other regional and global markets, amid a boom in confidence for mergers and acquisitions in 2024. The latest Pitcher Partners’ Dealmakers Australia Mid-market M&A Outlook 2024 reveals twice as many dealmakers expect a significant increase in deals valued between […]

Australia fertile M&A ground in 2024 as deals pick up pace

Australia is primed to be centre stage for the corporate dealmaking world in 2024, with a unanimous verdict that it will have the strongest economy compared to its Southeast Asian neighbours. Almost every respondent to Pitcher Partners’ Dealmakers Australia Mid-market M&A Outlook 2024 indicated that they were searching for deal opportunities in Australia over other […]

Brad Twentyman

A Client Director in Pitcher Partners Melbourne’s superannuation consulting and advisory practice, Brad has specialised in superannuation for over 20 years.  He has worked in both the private and public sectors, including providing policy and technical advice to a range of government bodies and projects. Brad advises a broad client base including private business owners, […]

Growing confidence in industrials amid capital crunch

Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) companies have long been the darlings of Australian investors and those targeting Australian companies. Australia’s strength in technology development has produced companies such as Atlassian, Afterpay, Canva and countless other success stories, riding the world stage and growing revenue at staggering multiples. But Pitcher Partners’ Dealmakers survey indicates that the sector might not be leading the pack in 2023. 

Dealmakers 2023

Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity was more subdued in 2022 following the frenzy of activity in 2021. Despite the challenging conditions, dealmakers remain upbeat about Australia’s overall deal prospects and mid-market opportunities in the year ahead.

Liesl Malcolm

For the last 15 years Liesl has built an impressive career as an integral part of the Pitcher Partners Corporate Finance team. She has extensive experience in valuations, having worked on many engagements assisting clients with their personal and business needs advising on tax, accounting and litigation matters. A well rounded professional, Liesl specialises in […]

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