Mid-market companies are expected to spearhead the mergers and acquisitions charge over the coming months, presenting fresh challenges to directors unfamiliar with M&A, writes Elizabeth Pfeuti
Mid-market companies make up 1.5 per cent of firms, but contribute an immense 30 per cent of private sector revenues. With 85 per cent of companies looking to maintain or increase investments over the next year, MSBs are the epicentre of M&A activity and global expansion. This report looks at how this undervalued sector needs to capitalise on R&D investment, big data, increasing exports and emerging markets to reach its potential.
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Often undervalued and overlooked, mid-market companies represent resilient and powerful growth opportunities for potential investors, as Elizabeth Pfeuti reports
Mid-market companies are in the unique position to be more agile than larger enterprises. They can use technology to exploit big data and expand sales, improve inventory management and boost productivity, writes Tom Brewster
The importance of mid-market firms being at the forefront of innovation, ensuring they are adapting to customers’ demands, is essential for the growth of the UK economy, as Chris Johnston reports