December 2, 2012

Only 30 to 40% of Businesses Actually Ever Sell

We worked with a client some time ago who had a good little business churning out about $10 million in annual sales. They had previously […]
December 2, 2012

Outsourced Bookkeeping – Benefits You May Not Realize

Outsourced bookkeeping has been a key for many businesses in recent decades as they look to cut costs and improve their bottom lines. The reasons […]
December 2, 2012

Why You Should Think About Outsourcing Accounting

It is increasingly common in the business world to take advantage of third parties and outsource non-core functions. This lets you effectively retain capital, which […]
November 30, 2012

Key Considerations in Corporate Due Diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions

Without due diligence, any money on the table would inevitably go to the seller. Buyer’s always have a duty to shareholders to ensure no rock […]
November 28, 2012

Section 1045 Piecemeal Stock Sale

Performing piecemeal stock sales can be helpful in taking money out of the business and placing in more diversified assets. The Section 1045 piecemeal stock […]
November 27, 2012

Piecemeal Stock Sale: A Business Redemption

One diversification strategy to take some risk and money off the table and out of the business is to perform a piecemeal stock sale. In […]
November 25, 2012

Spin-Offs, Split-Offs and Split-Ups

Avoiding taxable events by corporate structuring is and always should be part of the strategy of business sales and divestitures. In most instances, when assets […]
November 24, 2012

Positioning Your Business for Acquisition

Your pre-money and exit valuations are almost entirely dependent on the category in which your business operates. Before you go into business and even after […]
November 23, 2012

Building Pipelines: A Process That Can Be Replicated

Robert Kiyosaki told of a story between two men in his book “Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant”. In the story, these two men were engaged by […]
November 21, 2012

Business Diversification: S Status Conversion

Business diversification will always need to include some accounting for tax. Truly diversified companies will always consider the tax implications of their M&A activity and […]