M&A activity is off to a strong start thus far in 2019, and we are finding attractive opportunities to deploy capital including the below newly announced transactions:
U.S. stocks gained in February extending the best January rally since 1987, and the best first two month return since 1991. This strong start sets up 2019 with a high probability for a positive annual return based on historical data since 1928.
December’s market volatility created opportunities which contributed to January’s results, particularly on spreads that narrowed (including several which closed):
U.S. stocks started 2019 with the best January since 1987 and the best monthly gain since 2015. This sets up 2019 for a positive annual return based on historical data since 1936.