Investment Banking Blog

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

December 18, 2012

Qualifications and Categories of Accredited Investors

There has been a great deal of speculation on how the JOBS Act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) will affect the way the Securities and Exchange […]
December 17, 2012

What to Include in Your Private Placement Memorandum

The goal of any Private Placement Memorandum is to fully disclose any and all information to potential investors. In many cases the PPM is a […]
December 16, 2012

Building The Right Team and Letting Them Do Their Job

When deciding whether to invest in a company or not, the venture capitalist will invest eighty percent in the entrepreneur and management team while only […]
December 15, 2012

Four Explicit Don’ts When Pursuing a Business Exit

There are innumerable mistakes which can be made when it comes time to sell a business. Investors and entrepreneurs alike, know the risks inherent in […]
December 14, 2012

The 1980s: The Decade of Innovation in Investment Banking & Finance

We’ve heard a great deal about the rise of venture capital and investment banking in the recent Presidential cycle thanks to Gov. Mitt Romney. During […]
December 12, 2012

Organic Growth vs. Growth by Acquisition: Understanding Your Limitations

For the motivated business exec, stagnating is not an option. Companies owners motivated toward growth will find a number of hurdles and difficulties in growing […]
December 11, 2012

When to Exit Your Software or Internet Company Investment

Like any company investment, knowing when to exit is most often a decision based on proper timing. Knowing when the timing is right is usually […]
December 10, 2012

Why Internet and Software M&A Multiples are Always High

The seemingly and unnaturally high multiples found throughout tech M&A over the last couple of decades can seem a bit unnatural, but with a bit of […]
December 7, 2012

Growing After the Acquisition: Simple Steps to Maximize the Value of a Target Acquisition

Perhaps one of the greatest benefits of performing a strategic acquisition is the chance to dive into the business and find areas for optimization and […]
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 […]