January 4, 2013

How to Deal with Inventory When Selling Your Company

Not every businesses is reliant on stocking inventory. For the businesses who actually do rely on inventory, they recognize it can represent one of the […]
January 2, 2013

Motivated Sellers: Buying a business at a discount

Most people who are pretty well off are more that willing to say that the first million dollars is the hardest to make. One major […]
December 28, 2012

Organic and Acquisition Growth Strategies Compared

When comparing organic and inorganic growth strategies for your business, it is unwise to ignore key internal and external business management factors in your decision […]
December 24, 2012

Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement

Entering the M&A market when you are looking to sell your business requires that you disclose all of your information including financial statements, gross margin […]
December 20, 2012

Owner Deferred Compensation

Owners and operators of C-corporations can have effective diversification of compensation planning by utilizing a deferred owner compensation plan. Deferring owner compensation amounts simply to […]
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 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 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 13, 2012

Managing Sell-Side Expectations: When a Client is Being Unrealistic on Business Valuations

Invariably, entrepreneurs almost always have a bloated sense of what their companies are worth. This mentality often gets many business owners into trouble, especially those […]
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 […]