June 7, 2013

Backwards Exit Timing and Unrealistic Valuation

When is it the right time to sell a business? Many business owners seem to have a backwards or mixed opinion on the appropriate time […]
June 3, 2013

7 Common Mistakes made by Entrepreneurs During an Exit Strategy

Here are a few common mistakes that I have seen entrepreneurs and business owners make during the sell or acquisition of their business: Provide misleading […]
May 30, 2013

Google’s Acquisition Strategy: Lessons from the Giant

Google is an impressively large company, yet it was only founded 15 years ago in 1998. So how did this tech giant grow into what […]
May 26, 2013

Mergers and Acquisitions vs. Initial Public Offering

While both strategies are very feasible for larger companies, usually an M&A exit is much more feasible to a smaller company. In fact, if your […]
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 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 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 12, 2013

The Due Diligence Phase of an Acquisition

This article is written from the perspective of a buyer of a company in order to give the seller of a company an idea of […]