December 23, 2018

Why You Should Conduct a UCC Lien Search Before Buying a Business

As the buyer in a transaction you will have a long list of items to request from the seller during due diligence. One area of […]
December 18, 2018

Key Factors to Consider Before Purchasing a Restaurant

Through bull markets and bear markets, people’s need to eat remains relatively unchanged. Habits may change based on if consumers are feeling richer or poorer […]
December 5, 2018

A Well-Defined Business Model Can Help Improve Your Valuation

Making the decision to sell your business is very personal. When it does come time to sell, many owners want to ensure they maximize the […]
November 29, 2018

Business Valuations – Appraiser vs. Management Forecasts

When attempting to establish a company’s valuation, it is necessary to look at historical financial information whilst at the same time trying to forecast the […]
November 23, 2018

The Most Common Mistake Business Owners Make

If you research successful entrepreneurs, you will find that a lot of businesses aren’t started by people with tangible business skills. Instead, most businesses are […]
November 14, 2018

Failure to Plan is Not an Option for Successful Deals

Benjamin Franklin is credited with once saying, “if you fail to plan, you are planning to fail”. For investment bankers this saying should hit close […]
November 9, 2018

Don’t Forget Goodwill When Valuing Your Business

When engaging in the sale of your business it is important to consider all of the factors that will help you receive the maximum value. […]
November 4, 2018

Five Tips for Realizing Revenue Synergies in M&A Transactions

At the most basic level, companies pursue a merger or acquisition because they believe the combined entity will be better off than the two individual […]
October 30, 2018

The Importance of Cultural Integration in Mergers and Acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions may evoke thoughts of change, due diligence, legal documents, multiple Excel spreadsheets, and integration. During the M&A process it is no doubt […]
October 25, 2018

Using an SBA Loan to Finance a Business Acquisition

When it comes to financing an acquisition, the capital obtained can come from a variety of sources. One common source is a Small Business Administration […]