Valuation in the Booming M&A Market - Interview with The Deal

Mary Ann Travers talks about the spike in the firm's valuation operations amid the boom in merger activity. Clients vary in terms of their preparation to contend with the rigors of the valuation process: smaller companies require higher levels of assistance, larger ones tend to be better equipped, but are nevertheless focused on operationalizing the transaction versus performing the valuation. The important thing both buyers and sellers need to understand is the prospect of realizing synergies in the transaction. Regulations continue to evolve.