The BizBuySell Quarterly Insight Report shows a 14% increase in 2021 against COVID-19 fallout, hiring challenges and supply chain disruptions. They say after modest gains to start the year, transaction accelerated 28% in the fourth quarter, eclipsing the pre-pandemic levels of Q4 2019.
The inventory of quality businesses for sale is not adequate to meet existing buyer demand. This is creating a bit of a seller’s market in some market segments. There are more sellers entering the market so this should be a temporary condition.
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