As chief executive of Axial, Peter Lehrman is well positioned to spot trends in the middle-market. New York-based Axial provides an online service that connects buyers, sellers and financiers of private company deals, primarily for companies with annual revenues of $5 million to $100 million. Axial’s customers include private company CEOs who are researching and developing connections with investment bankers, buyers and sources of capital for potential deals. We spoke with Lehrman to learn what he’s seeing in the dealmaking landscape.
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