Author Archives: Nick Belitz

About Nick Belitz

Nick Belitz, CVA, is a Principal of Morrissey Goodale. He specializes in merger and acquisition advisory for both sell-side and buy-side engagements, as well as valuation, financial advisory, and strategic business planning projects. Nick is an expert in financial analysis, forecasting, and reporting, as well as deal structure and strategic business analysis.

Deal-Making Among US A/E Firms Holds Steady in 2017; Large Deals Remake the ENR 500 while Private Equity-Backed Deals Continue  

Morrissey Goodale tracked 209 US deals in 2017, which was generally in line with the 215 deals in the prior year.  While this was down from the all-time industry high of 241 deals in 2015, deal activity still represents strong and sustained interest in acquisitions by both strategic and financial buyers. We anticipate that 2018 […]

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Deal-Making Stays Strong; Some Buyers Behaving Badly

Mergers and acquisition activity in the A/E industry has somewhat lessened since the back-to-back record-setting years of 2014 and 2015. However, as measured by the number of transactions, overall interest in deal-making in the sector remains high. The 2015 high-water mark of 352 global deals—which came after 2014’s then-record tally of 341 deals—was followed by […]

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