The latest issue of our Building Products and Construction Materials 4Q 2016 Market Update, highlighting trends in M&A, financing, IPOs and capital markets for private and public companies in the building products and construction materials sector, is now available.  

Highlights from this report include: 

  • The U.S. building products and construction materials market has outperformed the broader U.S. market over the last year.
  • U.S. housing starts and commercial construction activity are on the rise and the South has seen the strongest growth.
  • The 10.0 percent year-over-year decrease in building products and construction materials transactions was muted compared to the 23.3 percent decline in broader M&A market transaction volume.
  • Middle market M&A is expected to grow in 2017.