What is dry powder and why is it all the rage these days?


I'm not talking about baby powder... Dry powder is also referred to as "powder" and is commonly known as cash. And right now, cash is king! Other liquid securities that can be easily converted to cash are considered dry powder.


Many buyers and institutional investors in the US are sitting on gobs of money and are ready to go on a shopping spree. The pandemic caused investors to freeze and reassess their investment opportunities. This pause has created a bottleneck in the investment cycle with investors chomping at the bit to buy deals. Look for investment activity to ramp up before the end of the year.


Are you seeing/hearing the same thing from your investors? Are you an investor sitting on money and waiting to put it to work?