The mergers and acquisitions market has witnessed both highs and lows in the past four years. While M&A activity slowed during the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 marked a significant resurgence. Nevertheless, challenges related to financing, rising interest rates, and the looming threat of recession persisted throughout 2022. As we look forward to 2024, the outlook is optimistic, particularly for well-prepared buyers and businesses contemplating a sale. The crucial step is to assemble a team of advisors capable of guiding the process to a successful conclusion, emphasizing both financial and strategic aspects. In this Table of Experts discussion led by Buffalo Business First, glean insights from four Buffalo executives about the vital role of selecting the right advisors to steer your company through a merger or acquisition.