Survey Results: The Impact of Covid-19 to U.S. Middle Market Businesses

June 11, 2020

with Exit Planning Institute

1:00 PM (Eastern)

In the aftermath of the financial crisis a decade ago, it was midsized companies that produced the lion’s share of economic growth and new jobs. Now the middle market—the market that moves America—faces the even greater challenge of the Covid-19 pandemic. In this presentation you will hear from Tom Stewart, Executive Director of the National Center for the Middle Market at The Ohio State University. He will share the most recent research from the Center, including:

Learning Objectives:
The scale of the impact the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns have had on the middle market
How family businesses, in particular, have fared
Effects of the pandemic on growth, hiring, and capital spending
Which areas of impact executives find hardest to manage effectively
How the pandemic is affecting companies’ plans for major transitions such as M&A, CEO transition, or restructuring
What executives say about their resilience and how quickly they believe they can get back to full capacity