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Leveraging our deep industry knowledge, valuable capital markets insights and extensive transaction experience, we work in close partnership with senior managements and boards of public and private companies, as well as a range of financial sponsor clients.

This experience and knowledge allows us to provide differentiated advice, positioning and execution that help lead to successful outcomes for our clients.

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Which sectors are private equity investing in at the trough of this M&A cycle?

Consumer – PE appetite for non-discretionary and certain “premium” categories with secular tailwinds

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Will the valuation gap between buyers and sellers in the M&A market narrow in 2023?

Valuations being paid by corporates for top quartile assets with a “strategic fit” are at or near peak levels

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Recent Consumer Team Insights

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Key Investment Themes in the Baby & Toddler Category

Members of Baird's Consumer team share insight on the future of the Baby & Toddler category.

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Baird Global Investment Banking Adds Sebastian Daumueller and Luca Noventa

Daumueller and Noventa will provide M&A origination and execution support to their respective sectors and further expand the scale and capabilities of Baird’s global team

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SuperZoo Baird Team Takeaways

Baird's insights on SuperZoo 2023, a leading trade show in the pet care space

Baird's Watts Named to Crain's 'Notable Leaders in Finance' List
Baird's Watts Named to Crain's 'Notable Leaders in Finance' List

Watts, Co-Head of Global Consumer Investment Banking, was recently recognized as a 'Notable Leader in Finance'

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Household Products Sector Trends & Sentiment

Hear from the private equity and lender community on sector trends and sentiments in Household Products.

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Matt Tingler featured in Axios Pro Expert Voices

Baird's Managing Director of Consumer & Retail offers his take on the latest M&A activity in the current markets.

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Rosenfeld Speaks at Mergermarket M&A Forum Chicago 2023

Robert Rosenfeld was recently featured on a panel focusing on viable valuations and finding the right price point.

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Key Themes from Marquee Events in the Mobility Sector

Gain insights from the Baird Active Lifestyles, Fitness & Mobility team on top industry events.

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Key Themes from Private Consumer Company Discussions

Gain insights from Baird's Global Consumer Team on key themes in the market.