Travel management company owners who sell their companies in the near future will be fortunate to get half of what they could have earned pre-Covid, according to experts in consolidation speaking last week during a Teleconference call. While the extent to which clients stick around could be a bigger determinant than in the past on how much an owner gains in a sale, customers generally do that. And the loyalty is mutual. Owners of smaller and midsized TMCs may be open to lower purchase prices as tradeoffs for protecting employees and clients.
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