By Sydney Halleman in Charlottesville, Virginia, and Yiqin Shen in New York with analytics by Philip Segal
High multiples and increased M&A activity are expected to continue in the US after a strong performance in 1Q21, industry experts said during Mergermarket’s M&A Momentum: USA Webinar last week.
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