With discussions of a recession looming, business owners may display concerns about the timing of going to market to sell, asserting that the economic downturn will not be beneficial if they were to go to market. In fact, acquisition opportunities present a significant value creation prospect for private equity groups, which tend to increase mergers and acquisitions during a recession for various reasons.READ MORE >>
The good news is that experts agree that 2022 will be in the clear from a recession for the US economy. But the next few years may tell a different story.
An economic downturn could arrive as early as 2023. Federal Reserve policy is expected to change, which will result in more business cycles that many companies will not be ready to face. Even if the country is lucky enough to dodge a recession in 2023, we can expect the economic decline to be more detrimental in 2024 or 2025. The Fed will eventually start easing up on stimulus initiatives and raising interest rates at the same time that inflation is on the rise. It usually takes the economy about a year to react to the Fed’s actions, putting us on track for a safe 2022, but with the following years feeling the impacts.READ MORE >>