Investment Banking Blog

Welcome to the blog where we cover mergers, acquisitions and investment banking topics.

May 24, 2013

Your Executive Summary Should Make Good First Impression

If you’ve taken all the steps to put together a thorough business plan, you probably feel as though the task is finally complete. But don’t […]
May 18, 2013

Term Sheets and Letters of Intent

What is the difference between a Term Sheet and a Letter of Intent? Well, not much. A term sheet is typically used for negotiations with […]
May 14, 2013

The Fundamentals of Raising Capital

Remember when you were young and you would see a candy bar in the store that looked so good. And you wanted to your parents […]
May 11, 2013

When is the Best Time to Pursue an Exit Strategy?

If you are considering taking your business through an IPO instead of a merge or acquisition process then you need to learn to identify the […]
May 10, 2013

The Five Crucial Steps before Jumping down the Rabbit Hole of Entrepreneurship

We have divided up the business creation process into five steps. These steps encapsulate the thinking, planning and funding it will take to transform your […]
May 6, 2013

Some basic rules for deal-making

Doing deals is not something to be left to the ignorant. Unfortunately, there are a great many more places mistakes can be made than most […]
May 2, 2013

Objectives of Buy-Sell Agreements

The business planning process can be a real beast. As a necessary evil, however, it can simultaneously protect owners and the company itself from financial […]
April 28, 2013

Problems with Angel Investing

Angel investors can certainly be qualified from a “net worth” perspective, but they’re rarely as sophisticated as they may need to be for doing deals. […]
April 24, 2013

Making the decision to sell a business

When you are looking to make the decision to sell a business it is important that you are completely committed to making the exit before you […]
April 23, 2013

Steps for Finding Private Investors for Your New Business

Successfully applying for a small business loan is one way to get capital for launching and operating your new business. But you can also raise […]