M&A activity in 2022 remained resilient, ending the year on solid footing – albeit deal volume dropped below the historic highs of 2021. Looking ahead to 2023, we feel optimistic that the strength of the economy will persevere, and businesses will have a much clearer line of sight for the future. Private equity will continue to remain active looking for opportunities to deploy trillions of dry powder through selective investments, recapitalizations and exits. Corporates will continue focusing on topline growth through organic and inorganic initiatives, while right-sizing their pricing and cost structures to support their near-term outlook.
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