Lance R. Tullius is managing partner of Tullius Partners, an investment banking firm that specializes in providing merger and acquisition and financial/strategic advisory services to companies in the building service industry. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confusion and ambiguity reign supreme in assessing current state of M&A markets. So are the markets really back? As can be imagined, this is amongst the most frequently debated topics in times like these. The root questions at issue for most BSCs are twofold: one, are buyers buying again? And two, are buyers paying higher prices for companies?