Leaders LLC principal Brian Deveaux addressed a group of business leaders on the topic of mergers and acquisitions in the industrial gas and welding supply industry. The title of his presentation was Mergers &Acquisitions, Past, Present and Future. Among the topics discussed were the impact M&A transactions have had on the supply chain within the industry, including the recent block-buster deal involving Air Liquide and Airgas. Deveaux also addressed the impact that economic cycles and demographics have on M&A activity in general.
September 13, 2016