Six Sizzling Sectors

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Despite a slow year for M&A, deals picked up in selected industries, such as TMT

While middle-market M&A remained sluggish throughout most of the year, selected sectors enjoyed robust dealmakin:

Health Care

Technology, Media & Telecom

Financial Services, Insurance, Real Estate




 These half-dozen industries thrived in a landscape littered with change, from advancements in technology to shifts in government regulation.

"Change is the law of life, and those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future," as the late president John F. Kennedy put it.