November 19, 2012

Baby Boomer Impact on Mergers & Acquisitions

Baby Boomers, that generation born between 1946 and 1964, represent the largest segment of the United States population with a size of roughly 78 million. […]
November 16, 2012

Three Types of Buyers Interested In Your Business

When you are considering taking your business to market, you can expect that it will be acquired by one of three types of parties: a […]
November 14, 2012

The Importance of Building a Dynamic Business

When I was working on my undergraduate degree one of my professors was explaining how much the world has changed over the last two hundred […]
November 13, 2012

Distressed M&A

The mantra “buy low, sell high” will never die. There is no better example of opportunities to get assets on the cheap than during times […]
November 12, 2012

M&A Basics: Financing an Acquisition

Once you have decided how you are going to structure the buyout, whether you will do a stock purchase or an asset purchase, then you […]
November 10, 2012

M&A Basics: Structuring a Deal

When selling a business there are many aspects that need to be considered including how much you are willing to sell the business for, what […]
November 9, 2012

Diagonal Acquisitions: Conglomerate

Forming a Conglomerate  as an acquisition strategy is an interested method for expanding a business. While this method is probably less common, it also has […]
November 8, 2012

How to Avoid a Fire Sale

No business owner wants to sell a company on the cheap, liquidate assets or feel he/she has been taken for a ride in a time of […]
November 6, 2012

Horizontal vs. Vertical Acquisitions

When it comes to growing a business and expanding its market presence, there is essentially one of two methods carried out: organic growth and acquisition.  […]
September 24, 2012

Strategic Rollup: Building a Platform

One strategy for building a large, particularly competitive and capable business in a relatively short period of time is often referred to as a rollup. […]