Industrial Automation & Machinery – Accelerated growth across the IAM industry in the post-pandemic world

Date 21 May 2020

Type Investment Banking

Alantra’s latest Industrial Automation & Machinery (IAM) sector report has a special focus on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the IAM sector in general, and highlights key trends in the Logistics Automation vertical in particular.

Key Takeaways:

  • Once the initial storm of the pandemic is weathered, we expect to see accelerated demand for industrial automation technology
  • In our interview with Thomas H. Lee Partners, we examine why COVID is a catalyst for accelerated growth in the Logistics Automation vertical
  • IAM Companies with a crisis resilient business model will continue to achieve high multiples, even in a more challenging M&A environment