Mercer Capital’s Professional Services Industry Newsletter is a biannual publication providing perspective on valuation issues pertinent to Professional Services professionals. The Professional Services Industry newsletter highlights the staffing and consulting segments. Each issue includes typically includes macroeconomic and industry trends, mergers and acquisitions review, guideline company pricing, and more.
Excerpting from the discussion:
Macroeconomic factors have been increasingly favorable for the professional services industry since the recession, and the first half of 2014 has seen a continuation of these trends. Unemployment dropped to 6.2% while corporate profits and private investment continue to grow in the U.S. These indicators suggest a favorable outlook for the professional services industry.
Overall, firms in the professional services industry have seen positive growth over the last year, but that growth may be more tempered going forward.
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