Merger and acquisition activity is heating up across the middle market. Moss Adams, which has middle-market clients in the western U.S., is seeing a continuous stream of M&A transactions within its client base. With those clients, two key themes keep coming up - opportunities arising at unexpected times, and few companies being prepared for the due diligence process.
This is particularly important in a hot M&A climate because success often means being prepared, in advance, to move through the deal process in an organized and timely fashion. Being ready and prepared for due diligence is often the pivotal factor in either moving forward, or coming to a full stop.