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 3, 2012

Selling Your eCommerce Business

Whenever a business owner is considering an exit strategy, whether it is an eCommerce business looking for a valuation or some other type of business […]
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 […]
November 30, 2012

Key Considerations in Corporate Due Diligence for Mergers & Acquisitions

Without due diligence, any money on the table would inevitably go to the seller. Buyer’s always have a duty to shareholders to ensure no rock […]
November 28, 2012

Section 1045 Piecemeal Stock Sale

Performing piecemeal stock sales can be helpful in taking money out of the business and placing in more diversified assets. The Section 1045 piecemeal stock […]
November 27, 2012

Piecemeal Stock Sale: A Business Redemption

One diversification strategy to take some risk and money off the table and out of the business is to perform a piecemeal stock sale. In […]
November 24, 2012

Positioning Your Business for Acquisition

Your pre-money and exit valuations are almost entirely dependent on the category in which your business operates. Before you go into business and even after […]
November 23, 2012

Building Pipelines: A Process That Can Be Replicated

Robert Kiyosaki told of a story between two men in his book “Rich Dad’s Cashflow Quadrant”. In the story, these two men were engaged by […]
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. […]