Mergers and acquisitions remain healthy as the number of deals completed in first half of 2017 was up 12% over the previous year according to Middlemarket.com. There’s confidence in the overall economy, baby-boomer owner exits continue, and technology continues to find new niches (ex: ERP software for K-12 education.) We are seeing a flurry of trucking mergers, and software in the South and Midwest. See full story at themiddlemarket.com.